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Who Was at the White House Holiday Party Last Night? - Posted December 17, 2014
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley and executive producer Steve Capus were among the tvnewsers at last night's White House media holiday party. Als... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd On Torture Report: Americans 'Very Forgiving' On This Front - Posted December 12, 2014
In more "torture report" related news... "Meet the Press" host, Chuck Todd, appeared on "Morning Joe" today ahead of his scheduled interview Sunday with former Vice President, ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough: 'I've Had It With B.S. on This Network, Other Networks' Over Ferguson - Posted December 1, 2014
On MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Monday, Joe Scarborough said he had reached "a tipping point" on the Ferguson protests which have spread across the country in the days since the death of ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Compares Ferguson Protesters to Defenders of Zimmerman - Posted December 1, 2014
Joe Scarborough apparently "can't take it anymore." The host of MSNBC's Morning Joe went on a 5-minute rant this morning criticizing a pre-game demonstration yesterday in which several... [FishbowlDC]

A Century of The New Republic - Posted November 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134969" align="alignright" width="315"] Keynote speaker, President Bill Clinton[/caption] The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be describ... [PRNewser]

A Century of The New Republic - Posted November 21, 2014
[caption id="attachment_134969" align="alignright" width="315"] Keynote speaker, President Bill Clinton[/caption] The New Republic celebrated 100 years of powerful, innovative and thought-provoking journalism on Wednesday night, with a guest list that can be describ... [FishbowlDC]

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie: 'There's an Agenda at The Network Level at MSNBC' - Posted November 20, 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tells The New York Times Magazine about his once hot, now quite cold relationship with MSNBC, and in particular, with ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Anchor Election Night Coverage on NBC News - Posted October 28, 2014
NBC News has announced its Tuesday, November 4 midterm election night coverage plans, to be led by Brian Williams. The "NBC Nightly News" anchor will host two live primetime hours from 10-11 pm ET and later from ... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams Leads NBC News Election Night Coverage - Posted October 27, 2014
NBC News will provide two one-hour primetime specials on election night, led by "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams. Coverage begins at 10 p.m. ET, and continues online at 11 p.m. with a live "digital-exclusive" progra... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Will Broadcast From The Ohio State University - Posted October 27, 2014
To coincide with the Middle Market Summit, which is being held at The Ohio State University, "Morning Joe" will broadcast live from the campus on Wednesday. Joe Scarborough... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gittrich, Tower, Schieffer - Posted October 10, 2014
Greg Gittrich is leaving NBC where he was VP of NBC News Digital. "Right time for me to move on to a new thing," Gittrich tweeted. NBC News SVP Julian March will oversee digital in the interim. Gittrich joined NBC in 2008 heading... [TVNewser]

The Week of the International Gets - Posted September 24, 2014
With world leaders in New York for the U.N. General Assembly and the Clinton Global Initiative happening at the same time, TV news anchors have been busy getting gets. CBS's Charlie Rose got the first interview with new Egyptian president ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Wonders if MSNBC Will Cover a Christie Exoneration As Much as Charges - Posted September 19, 2014
While discussing new reports that federal investigators have found no link between the George Washington Bridge fiasco and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, ... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd Announces Luke Russert as 'Meet the Press' Regular Contributor - Posted September 12, 2014
NBC "Meet the Press" moderator Chuck Todd this afternoon emailed colleagues to confirm that Luke Russert will join the program - that his late-fathe... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski's Reaction to NYPost's Palin-Brawl Article is a Must See - Posted September 12, 2014
Today on "Morning Joe," co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and ... [FishbowlDC]

Chuck Todd's Debut as 'Meet the Press' Moderator - Posted September 8, 2014
Chuck Todd debuted as the 12th moderator of the nation's longest running TV program Sunday. For his first "Meet the Press" Todd landed a one-on-one with Pres. Barack Obama. The two discussed several national ... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 9.8.14 - Posted September 8, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. FishbowlNY Joe Scarborough Joining Meet The Press ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Todd Makes MTP Debut | Scarborough Joins NBC News - Posted September 8, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Chuck Todd's First 'Meet the Press:' 'This Program Will Continue to Evolve' - Posted September 7, 2014
Chuck Todd opened his first "Meet the Press," surrounded by the press. At a new desk, with Todd at its center, NBC's political director introduced those around him: MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd's First 'Meet the Press:' 'This Program Will Continue to Evolve' - Posted September 7, 2014
Chuck Todd opened his first "Meet the Press," surrounded by the press. At a new desk, with Todd at its center, NBC's political director introduced those around him: MSNBC's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chuck Todd's First 'Meet the Press:' 'This Program Will Continue to Evolve' - Posted September 7, 2014
Chuck Todd opened his first "Meet the Press," surrounded by the press. At a new desk, with Todd at its center, NBC's political director introduced those around him: MSNBC's ... [FishbowlNY]

Best News Ever - BuzzFeed's John Stanton to Join 'Meet the Press' as Regular Panelist - Posted September 5, 2014
[caption id="attachment_130086" align="alignright" width="240"] BuzzFeed's John Stanton[/caption] BuzzFeed Washington bureau chief John Stanton today announced on Facebook that he'll join ... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview - 9.7.14 - Posted September 5, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Sunday marks Chuck Todd's first as moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press," with an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. Former Secret... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Named NBC News Senior Political Analyst, 'Meet the Press' Contributor - Posted September 5, 2014
As NBC News gears up for election season and "Meet the Press" starts its Chuck Todd era, viewers will be seeing more of Joe Scarborough. The "Morning Joe" co-host... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough to Join NBC News as Senior Political Analyst, 'MTP' as Regular Contributor - Posted September 5, 2014
In its continued revamp of NBC's "Meet the Press" and the network's political coverage, NBC News today announced that "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough will join the peacock network as a senior political analyst and regu... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Joining Meet The Press - Posted September 5, 2014
NBC News has announced that Joe Scarborough is joining Meet The Press as a senior political analyst and contributor. As part of the move, Scarborough will appear in a variety of NBC News programs, includi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joe Scarborough Joining Meet The Press - Posted September 5, 2014
NBC News has announced that Joe Scarborough is joining Meet The Press as a senior political analyst and contributor. As part of the move, Scarborough will appear in a variety of NBC News programs, includi... [FishbowlNY]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 9.5.14 - Posted September 5, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. FishbowlNY RIP Joan Rivers TVNewser... [FishbowlDC]

The New Republic Celebrates 100 Years - Posted September 4, 2014
In celebration of its centennial, The New Republic will host a gala November 19 with a keynote from President Bill Clinton and co-hosted by Madeleine Albright, Christiane Amanpour, Harvard president ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted August 29, 2014
Here are your top five stories this week across the site. 5 - Joe Scarborough Asks How 9-Year-Old with Uzi at... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Asks How 9-Year-Old with Uzi at Range Killed Man - Posted August 27, 2014
Yesterday at an Arizona shooting range, a 9-year-old lost control of an Uzi, subsequently killing a 39-year-old instructor, Charles Vacca. Today on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," co-host Joe Scarborough... [FishbowlDC]

As Violence Escalates in Ferguson, 'Reliable' and 'MediaBuzz' Discuss Press Freedom - Posted August 18, 2014
With tensions continuing to rise in Ferguson -- where Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced today that he has signed an executive order deploying the National Guard to the area -- media coverage of the protests was a topic of discussion on both CNN's "Reliable Sources" and Fox News' "MediaBuzz" this weekend.... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' and 'Good Morning America' Take the Ice Bucket Challenge - Posted August 16, 2014
"Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski and several "Good Morning America" personalities got drenched this week for a good cause. On Thursd... [TVNewser]

WaPo's Wesley Lowery Responds to Joe Scarborough's Criticism on CNN - Posted August 14, 2014
This morning on CNN, Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery, who was ... [FishbowlDC]

Reporter Slammed in Ferguson Slams Joe Scarborough: 'Sipping his Starbucks Smugly' - Posted August 14, 2014
The arrest of two reporters in Ferguson, MO last night has been a hot topic on morning cable news. In the first 10 minutes of "Morning Joe," Joe Scarborough shared his opinion. "I've been in places where police officers said: 'all r... [TVNewser]

David Gregory's 'Meet the Press' Seat Continues Getting Hotter - Posted July 24, 2014
Another new report suggests David Gregory's run as "Meet the Press" moderator is drawing to a close. The Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove ... [TVNewser]

NBC Sources Tell Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove 'Gregory is Toast' - Posted July 24, 2014
Yesterday, the New York Post's "Page Six" reported that David Gregory's tenure as host of NBC's "Meet ... [FishbowlDC]

David Gregory on What He Thinks Bill Clinton Was Trying to Say During Their Interview - Posted June 25, 2014
This morning, "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory told his colleague Joe Scarborough what he thinks former President Bill Clinton was trying to say ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Media Shows Cover Bergdahl Prisoner Swap - Posted June 9, 2014
The Sunday media shows both led yesterday covering the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap. "Thank you Bill O'Reilly for demonstrating how to conduct a smear campaign against a military family," ... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough, Chuck Todd Battle Over Bob Bergdahl's Parenting Skills - Posted June 5, 2014
Chuck Todd and Joe Scarborough got into a shouting match over the parenting skills of ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Levy, Barbieri, Scarborough - Posted May 30, 2014
Ari Levy has been named Senior Technology Reporter for CNBC, joining from Bloomberg. Levy will be based in San Francisco and responsible for day-to-day coverage of the biggest technology stories and trends. He starts June 9. Rich Barbieri is the new managing editor of CNNMoney. Barbieri ... [TVNewser]

Final Ratings for NBC's Snowden Special In, Rep. Pete King Calls Interview an "Infomercial" - Posted May 29, 2014
The final numbers are in for last night's interview of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden... [FishbowlDC]

Megyn Kelly to Joe Scarborough: 'Join His Four Viewers' Tomorrow Morning - Posted May 28, 2014
You don't often see an MSNBC host popping up on Fox News airwaves, but "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough spent part of his evening last night with Megyn Kelly. P... [TVNewser]

TV News Covers New York Times Shakeup - Posted May 15, 2014
TV news personalities have been covering yesterday's shakeup at the New York Times, where executive editor Jill Ab... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Business Politics, Morning Baseball, Jazzy Weather - Posted April 19, 2014
FBN's Maria Bartiromo will interview New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Monday on "Opening Bell" at 9amET. Bartiromo will talk with de Blasio about his outlook on the economy, universal Pre-Kindergarten and his future plans for New York City. MSNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: ABC News, CPI Spar | FNC to Debut Daytime Ensemble | Discovery Drops U.K. Bid - Posted April 17, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

The Hollywood Reporter's Annual '35 Most Powerful People in New York Media' - Posted April 16, 2014
Television news executives and personalities are well represented on The Hollywood Reporter's annual "35 Most Powerful People in New York Media" list. From the executive ranks: CBS News chairman Jeff Fager and president D... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Colbert to Late Show | CNN Revamps Primetime | ABC News Ups Goldston - Posted April 11, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Does MSNBC Have a Fundraising Double Standard? - Posted April 9, 2014
With "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough scheduled to deliver a keynote address at a Republican fundraiser in New... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski 'Won't Let' Joe Scarborough Run for President - Posted March 17, 2014
Joe Scarborough was absent from "Morning Joe" this morning following a weekend in New Hampshire promoting his book, "The Rig... [TVNewser]

NYC Mayor Sells Universal Pre-K in a Way 'Morning Joe' Can Understand - Posted March 10, 2014
A week after "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough called his effort to close a New York City charter school "disgraceful," NYC mayor Bill de Blasio appeared on the show this morning to explain his universal education plans in terms t... [TVNewser]

Mika's Father Returns to 'Morning Joe,' Compares Her to Family Dog - Posted February 28, 2014
It only took a week for Mika Brzezinski to nab the elusive booking that escaped her last Friday: her father Zbignie... [TVNewser]

Here are All The Media People Alec Baldwin Bashed in New York Piece - Posted February 24, 2014
Alec Baldwin is a self-important baby with anger issues. We know this. But before "bowing out of public life" (which doesn't really mean anything) via a ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Here are All The Media People Alec Baldwin Bashed in New York Piece - Posted February 24, 2014
Alec Baldwin is a self-important baby with anger issues. We know this. But before "bowing out of public life" (which doesn't really mean anything) via a ... [FishbowlNY]

Mika Brzezinski Has a New Toughest 'Get'...Her Father - Posted February 21, 2014
You would think the easiest guest bookings for TV news hosts would be family, but MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski showed that's not always the case this morning on "Morning Joe." "Is my dad coming on today?" Brzezinski asked at the top a segment on ongoing violence ... [TVNewser]

The P.M. Ticker: Brown, Scarborough, Regan - Posted February 19, 2014
Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown has renewed his contributor contract with Fox News, EVP of programming Bill Shine tells the The Washington Post. News of his re-sig... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd and Nicole Wallace Argue Over Christie Coverage: 'Not on My Show' - Posted February 12, 2014
On a segment this morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Chuck Todd and former White House Communications Director Nicole Wallace... [TVNewser]

Fight Club | Loneliness App | Hate it All - Posted February 11, 2014
TVNewser: Joe Scarborough and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Fight Club | Loneliness App | Hate it All - Posted February 11, 2014
TVNewser: Joe Scarborough and ... [FishbowlNY]

When Co-Hosts Can't Agree on The Lead - Posted February 11, 2014
A difference of opinion on which story to lead with this morning on "Morning Joe," as co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski bickered over the rundown... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough: Most Interesting Morning TV Anchor in The World? - Posted January 30, 2014
"Morning Joe" revealed an exclusive "Super Bowl" commercial this morning featuring the most interesting morning TV anchor in the world: Joe Scarborough. The commercial trails Scarborough in the morning before showtime, sleeping through al... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough Answers 'Why is Joe So Mean?' - Posted January 29, 2014
On "Morning Joe" this morning, host Joe Scarborough let viewers in on the reason why he occasionally interrupts guests: his producers screaming in his ear. Trying to speed up POLITICO's Jim VandeHei's answer, Scarborough explained his cutting... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Farrow, Capus, Jost - Posted January 24, 2014
MSNBC host Ronan Farrow has bought a $1.495 million pad in Joe Scarborough's neighborhood. The 982-sq. foot, Upper West Side unit is in a doorman building with a landscaped rooftop with views of th... [TVNewser]

Gov. Christie Spent 15 Minutes on the Phone with Mika Brzezinski Following Bridge Apology - Posted January 20, 2014
Coverage of bridgegate continues on MSNBC -- and NBC, where a Savannah Guthrie, Joe Scarborough interview was simulcast on "Today"... [TVNewser]

Steve Kornacki's Connection to Port Authority Official Involved in Bridge Fiasco - Posted January 9, 2014
Steve Kornacki, host of MSNBC's "Up," got his start in journalism like many of us, at a local online publication. "My first job in journalism was covering politics in New Jersey," Kornacki said on "Morning Joe" this morning ... [TVNewser]

It's Official: Thomas Roberts Named Host of MSNBC's 'Way Too Early' - Posted January 3, 2014
Thomas Roberts has officially been named host of MSNBC's "Way Too Early." He will begin in his new role on January 13, MSNBC president Phil Griffin announced ... [TVNewser]

From TV to Politics: Who's in the Running? - Posted December 20, 2013
'Tis the season for a lot talk about who may or may not be running for political office. Fox News host and former Gov. Mike Huckabee attended a private event in Arkansas recently. "Will I run? The Lord knows, but He's no... [TVNewser]

Sarah Palin on 'Fox News Sunday' to Discuss Martin Bashir - Posted November 23, 2013
Sarah Palin will be on "Fox News Sunday" to talk about -- among other things -- the vile comments leveled at her by MSNBC ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sarah Palin on 'Fox News Sunday' to Discuss Martin Bashir - Posted November 23, 2013
Sarah Palin will be on "Fox News Sunday" to talk about -- among other things -- the vile comments leveled at her by MSNBC ... [FishbowlNY]

Sarah Palin on 'Fox News Sunday' to Discuss Martin Bashir - Posted November 23, 2013
Sarah Palin will be on "Fox News Sunday" to talk about -- among other things -- the vile comments leveled at her by MSNBC ... [TVNewser]

Steve Doocy to Joe Scarborough: 'What Are You Doing On The Curvy Couch?' - Posted November 15, 2013
Joe Scarborough has been making the off-network rounds this week promoting his new book, "The Right Path." He's been on the "Today" show, Charlie Rose's... [TVNewser]

James Carville: 'Obama Should Toke on Mayor Ford's Crack Pipe' - Posted November 12, 2013
Yes, politicos, you read that correctly. James Carville, the doppleganger for E.T., CNN's major domo for shock value, and supreme Democratic strategist for the Clintons and anyone else riding into D.C. on an elephant. That James Carville. Evidently, even he has had it with President Obama. The luster has worn. The honeymoon... [PRNewser]

The AM Ticker: Jones, Scarborough, Twitter - Posted November 7, 2013
"Crossfire" host Van Jones talks to our sister site FishbowlDC about co-host Newt Gingrich: "Oh Newt is great! You know I think I'm the only other person in the count... [TVNewser]

October 2013 Ratings: Partisan Gridlock Keeps MSNBC in Second Place - Posted October 29, 2013
Like Fox News and CNN, MSNBC too found itself losing half its primetime audience in October, vs. October, 2012. Not surprising, since that included the final weeks of the 2012 elections and the beginning of Hurricane Sandy coverage. The ratings for October, 2013 (Nielsen Live + Same Day data): ... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe Razzes Politico's VandeHei - Posted October 29, 2013
It's a real cozy relationship between MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and Politico. This morning, the show's co-hosts ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Mike Allen Recalls Boy Scout Days - Posted October 16, 2013
Politico's Mike Allen made the MSNBC "Morning Joe" crew erupt into laughter this morning as he recalled his days as a Boy Scout. The nearly all-male panel, consisting of New York Magazine's ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's VandeHei Razzed For Big New Title - Posted October 15, 2013
Even though Jim VandeHei, the new President and CEO of Politico, isn't on the journalism wing of things anymore, it didn't stop him from a... [FishbowlDC]

Capital New York Adds Three Weekly Columnists - Posted October 14, 2013
And according to The Huffington Post's senior media reporter Michael Calderone, the model for all three will be more "Jimmy Breslin than Joe Scarborough." Sounds good to us. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Capital New York Adds Three Weekly Columnists - Posted October 14, 2013
And according to The Huffington Post's senior media reporter Michael Calderone, the model for all three will be more "Jimmy Breslin than Joe Scarborough." Sounds good to us. ... [FishbowlNY]

'Morning Joe' On NBC? - Posted October 10, 2013
The NY Post's Claire Atkinson reports that the "Morning Joe" team of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are ... [TVNewser]

The AM Ticker: Farrow, Mika, Esser - Posted October 9, 2013
Page Six has more on MSNBC's possible hiring of Ronan Farrow. Farrow--the son of Woody Allen (or possibly Frank Sinatra) and Mia Farrow, will not be getting his own show to start, but will work across the network. At Ca... [TVNewser]

Soon-To-Be MSNBC Host Alec Baldwin Deletes Tweets Critical Of MSNBC's Joe Scarborough - Posted October 3, 2013
Actor Alec Baldwin, who will become a host on MSNBC later this month, has a long history with Twitter. He has deactivated his account a few times after off-the-cuff comments he made there became national news (... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 10.02.13 - Posted October 2, 2013
Alec Baldwin blasts Scarborough, Kristol on Twitter: In a HuffPost piece this morning by Jack Mirkinson, new MSNBC host ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 10.01.13 - Posted October 1, 2013
Hill-dawg miniseries scrapped by NBC: According to The Hill's Rebecca Shabad, NBC's plans to air a Hillary Clinton miniseries starring Diane Lane were t... [FishbowlDC]

TIME's Mark Halperin Working 'The George' - Posted September 6, 2013
TIME Editor-at-Large and Senior Political Analyst Mark Halperin's strange facial hair, a dark mustache paired with a salt and pepper beard, is getting lots of... [PRNewser]

Joe Scarborough Embraces TNR - Posted September 4, 2013
TNR's Editor-in-Chief Franklin Foer should probably go on "Morning Joe" more often, if for nothing else, to hear all the praise that host Joe Scarborough ha... [FishbowlDC]

Here Are The TV News Reporters Congress Follows on Twitter - Posted September 3, 2013
TV news reporters and anchors are terrific sources of news and analysis when it comes to Congress. So it isn't surprising that members of Congress aggressively follow certain members of the news media on Twitter. New York... [TVNewser]

Afternoon Reading List 08.26.13. - Posted August 26, 2013
Morning has spoken -- MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski and CBS's Gayle King usually spend their mornings tal... [PRNewser]

MSNBC Hits The Road: Maddow to North Carolina, 'Morning Joe' To Detroit - Posted August 22, 2013
MSNBC is taking its show(s) on the road this week and next, to North Carolina and Detroit, Michigan. Tonight, "The Rachel Maddow Show" will air live from Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The entire hour will be dedicated to the voting revisions that North C... [TVNewser]

Chuck Todd: NBC Hillary Clinton Film Is A 'Total Nightmare For NBC News' - Posted August 8, 2013
NBC News White House correspondent and MSNBC anchor Chuck Todd says NBC Entertainment's planned miniseries about Hillary Clinton is a "total nightmare for NBC News." "We know there's this giant firewall. We know we have nothing to do with it," Todd said. "We're going to only own the negative. Whether it's negative... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough: 'I Really Need to be Calling My Agent' - Posted August 7, 2013
On "Morning Joe" today, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski got into it over the RNC considering shutting out NBC and CNN from primary debates in 2015/16 because both networks are plannin... [TVNewser]

Fish Food - Posted July 24, 2013
(a sprinkling of things we thought you ought to know...) Matt Drudge was up too late--that's the only thing that can explain this bizarre midnight tweet: "Watching Weiner and Huma Clinton this evening and thinking of Andrew Breitbart..." How many things can yo... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 17, 2013
"He just heard about @RedEyeFNC and how I'm filling in for @greggutfeld. He can't bear to look." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Takes Sides on Zimmerman Decision - Posted July 15, 2013
After continual media coverage of the George Zimmerman trial in the shooting of Trayvon Martin and more than 16 hours of deliberation by the jury, Zimmerman was acquitted of charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter over the weekend. Since the shooting occurred last y... [FishbowlDC]

The David Gregory/Glenn Greenwald Showdown Continues To Make News (POLL) - Posted June 24, 2013
The spat between the "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory and The Guardian's Glenn Greenwald continues this morning, with media critics, observers and fellow journalists all chiming in on the matter. So... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 6, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Breathing is difficult because of the fire at Frager's. The sun is still up but some part of Cap Hill look like nite." -- Andrew Mollenbeck, WTOP. ... [FishbowlDC]

Tucker Carlson Asks, 'Howard Dean is Still Alive?' - Posted May 30, 2013
Former Vermont Gov. and Presidential hopeful Howard Dean went on a nutty rampage against the media this morning on MSNBC's "Morning... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Wants You to Know His Show is Doing Just Fine! - Posted May 29, 2013
After Alex Pareene's Monday takedown story in Salon, which essentially laid all of "what's wrong" with MSNBC at "Morning Joe's" feet, Joe Scarborou... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Publishes 3-Day-Old Scarborough Blog Post - Posted May 29, 2013
A new development in the ongoing mystery that is Joe Scarborough's curious relationship with Politico. At 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Politico published a blog post written by the Republican commentator and MSNBC host ... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted May 28, 2013
(A sprinkling of things we think you ought to know...) New WaPo executive editor is "human Ritalin"-- Martin Baron, executive editor at WaPo, is... [FishbowlDC]

Vanity Fair's 'Best Dressed Newsmen' - Posted May 27, 2013
Vanity fair presents a list of the top 10 "best dressed newsmen." What was the magazine looking for in style? "His wardrobe should be dynamic enough to hold our attention but not so outr as to distract from the evening broadc... [TVNewser]

Fortune Magazine Catches Up with 'Ari @#$%ing Emanuel' - Posted May 23, 2013
During that recent sit-down for Rock Center with brothers Rahm and Zeke, Ari Emanuel insisted that lots of the... [FishbowlLA]

Mika Brzezinski Turns Into Weiner Police - Posted May 22, 2013
This morning the news broke that ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) is running for Mayor of New York. Naturally the crew at MSNBC's "Morning Joe" would discuss it. But how? What parameters? If you're the show's Co-host Mika Brzezinksi... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough's Obsession With Kate Upton - Posted May 17, 2013
"Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough has an obsession with Kate Upton, and he's not shy about it. Scarborough mentioned the name of the model (and niece of ... [PRNewser]

Mika Brzezinksi Shows Boob Shot on 'Morning Joe' - Posted May 17, 2013
As they showcased the upcoming issue of GQ on this morning's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC, Co-host Mika Brzezinski wondered about all the boobage in the magazine. We're talking full-on breast shots that she flashed for the TV ... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski's Baby Obssession: Revealed - Posted May 10, 2013
On Thursday afternoon, guests packed into Politics & Prose Bookstore to hear Mika Brzezinksi discuss her unhealthy relationship with food and her book, Obsessed. In the mix were kids and dogs and babies. As anyone who watches ... [FishbowlDC]

'Morning Joe' Mayhem at Politics & Prose - Posted May 10, 2013
The scene was standing room only inside Politics & Prose Bookstore Thursday afternoon as the swarm of patrons awaited MSNBC "Morning Joe" Co-hosts Mika Brzezinksi and ... [PRNewser]

Mika Brzezinski Reveals Food Obsession, Gives Away Chocolate Chip Cookies - Posted May 9, 2013
If you watch "Morning Joe" you may already know this, but Mika Brzezinski is obsessed. Now she's ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 8, 2013
Quotes of the Day SANFORD MEDIA OBSESSION CONCLUDES: "Sanford campaign takes a bigger class picture." -- WaPo's Karen Tumulty. "Love him or hate h... [FishbowlDC]

Politico Playbook Cocktails With Joe and Mika - Posted May 2, 2013
Next Thursday could get rough. At 4 p.m. Mika Brzezinkzi will appear at Politics & Prose to promote her new book, Obsessed: America's Food Addiction - and My Own. Then at 6:30 p.m. she heads to Politico Pla... [FishbowlDC]

'Morning Joe' To Air From Jersey Shore, Rockaways On Monday - Posted April 27, 2013
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will be broadcasting on Monday from two of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy: The Jersey Shore and the Rockaways. Joe Scarborough, ... [TVNewser]

Matrix Awards: Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski Talk About Making It In Media - Posted April 22, 2013
Today New York Women in Communications held their annual Matrix Awards, and Vicki Salemi, editor of MediaJobsDaily and host of MediabistroTV series "Score that Job" was there. Salemi caught up with "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and ... [TVNewser]

Explosions at Finish Line of the Boston Marathon - Posted April 15, 2013
... [TVNewser]

SIGHTING: Reporter Spots Self at Party - Posted April 11, 2013
This is too much! In Wednesday's Politico Playbook, Mike Allen writes about the MSNBC Joe Scarborough's surprise 50th birthday party. Allen, a "Morning ... [FishbowlDC]

TV News Dominates THR '35 Most Powerful' - Posted April 10, 2013
The Hollywood Reporter released its 2013 "35 Most Powerful People In Media" list, and TV news dominates the winners. The list... [TVNewser]

Surprise 50th Party for Joe Scarborough - Posted April 10, 2013
Mika Brzezinski, MSNBC president Phil Griffin and the UAE's Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba threw a 50th ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 9, 2013
Quotes of the Day "What if you tweet and no one tweets back? There's nothing worse than a friendless tweeter, right? You're just out there wandering around in cyberspace." -- President Bill Clinton on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" last night. OH, THE CHERRY BLOSSOMS! "Wh... [FishbowlDC]

The Entire 'Morning Joe' Team Almost Jumped To CBS - Posted April 8, 2013
The AP's David Bauder profiles MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, and reveals a surprising fact... [TVNewser]

HuffPost's Sam Stein Not a Pothead 'Anymore' - Posted April 5, 2013
It was difficult to come away from Friday's "Morning Joe" on MSNBC and not think Sam Stein of HuffPost isn't high at least half of his waking hours. Though he tells FishbowlDC he isn't. Not "anymore." A new pew poll ... [FishbowlDC]

Way Too Early With Politico? - Posted April 4, 2013
Politico is taking no sleep to a new level. At 5:50 a.m. this morning, a roundtable of Politico Executive Editor Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC News Group Makes Ad Sales Pitch At Upfront - Posted March 14, 2013
The NBC News Group, including NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC, held an upfront presentation today at the New York Public library in midtown Manhattan. The Celeste Bartos Forum in the Library was lit up in shades of purple and blue, as media buyers and advertisers mingled with NBC News executives and... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Skips Politico For WaPo? - Posted March 8, 2013
Everyone knows the relationship between Politico and MSNBC's "Morning Joe" crew is tight. Like really tight. Like Washington Times budget tight. Politico Executive Editor Jim VandeHei and Chief Political Correspondent ... [PRNewser]

Reporters Balance Contributor Status - Posted March 7, 2013
Neda Semnani is a full-time columnist for CQ Roll Call's "Heard on the Hill." Yet there she was last night with a piece about Craigslist sex ads published on BuzzFeed. Was she changing jobs? Nope. Just w... [PRNewser]

Reporters Balance Contributor Status - Posted March 7, 2013
Neda Semnani is a full-time columnist for CQ Roll Call's "Heard on the Hill." Yet there she was last night with a piece about Craigslist sex ads published on BuzzFeed. Was she changing jobs? Nope. Just w... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: The Mika Brzezinski Edition - Posted February 20, 2013
If you're like MOST of Washington, D.C., you've already finished the entire season of Netflix's drama, House of Cards. While Kevin Spacey plays Frank Underwood, Democratic Congressman from SC and Majority Whip, his wife, Claire, is played by Robin Wright Penn. In her role, she sports a tight, short hairstyle that... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough: 'Conservative Echo Chamber' Hurting Republicans - Posted February 19, 2013
MSNBC "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough used a discussion on the pr... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough, Jon Stewart Among the CNN Cruise Ship Coverage Critics - Posted February 15, 2013
CNN's decision to go wall-to-wall with the wayward Carnival Triumph making its way to port has become a story itself, as we pointed out in today's Mediabistro Morning Media Newsfeed. ... [TVNewser]

Papal Aides, Media, Everyone But God Caught Off Guard By Pope Benedict XVI Resignation - Posted February 11, 2013
The news of Pope Benedict XVI's resignation caught even his closest aides off guard leaving the world media scrambling to confirm the news. The Pope announced in a meeting of Vatican Cardinals today, "After having repeatedly examining my conscience before God, I have come to the certainty that my strengths due... [TVNewser]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [morningmedianewsfeed]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [FishbowlNY]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [TVNewser]

The Morning Ticker: Joe & Mika, Natalie, Curry - Posted January 31, 2013
"Morning Joe's" Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will host Relief for Rockaway benefit tonight. Proceeds will go to the Graybeards, a nonprofit recently featured on NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

Clogging The Tube | Sweet Thread | Light Conversation - Posted January 29, 2013
SocialTimes: Google is launching a paywall for some YouTube channels. As long as they don't make us pay to watch "Word Up," we're good. FishbowlDC: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Clogging The Tube | Sweet Thread | Light Conversation - Posted January 29, 2013
SocialTimes: Google is launching a paywall for some YouTube channels. As long as they don't make us pay to watch "Word Up," we're good. FishbowlDC: ... [FishbowlNY]

Scarborough Proud of Bright Sweater Selection - Posted January 29, 2013
It took a lot of "courage" for MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough to wear his searing red Brooks Brothers sweater on set Friday. That's what he told FishbowlDC Saturday at the Omni Shoreha... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 29, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Sunrise on the Potomac at Key Bridge in Georgetown." -- NBC Washington cameraman Jim Long with the accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

A New Pastime: Butchering Podhoretz's Name - Posted January 28, 2013
It might be time for Commentary Editor John Podhoretz to get it over with and legally change his surname. Something with just a few more vowels. At the National Review Institute summit this weekend, conservative... [FishbowlDC]

Tension on the 'Morning Joe' Set - Posted January 15, 2013
An open letter to Mika Brzezinski: Dear Mika: Consider this a friendly intervention. As I watched your testy confrontation with Joe Scarborough... [TVNewser]

Huntsman, Manchin Take Besties Photos - Posted January 14, 2013
After dropping out of the presidential election and a two season-long Republican bashing media tour, Jon Huntsman is ready to lead along with Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.). The pair, along with Republican Strategist Mark McKinnon, are founders of "No Labels" a project aimed at fostering bipartisanship in Congress. Huntsman and Republicans haven't... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough Makes 3 Roker 'Poop' Jokes - Posted January 14, 2013
On MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today Joe Scarborough couldn't nearly get his fill of Roker-White House "poop" references. Discussing his book on the "Dateline" last week, morning weatherman ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 14, 2013
Quotes of the Day "My little nugget gained 1.5 lbs in two weeks." -- Tim Wong, WaPo designer. After last week's televised tenseness in whic... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough: 'The ideologies of my past career were no longer relevant to the future that I want' - Posted December 17, 2012
In a 10-minute commentary segment, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough talked about the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Scarboiorugh said that watching the ticker in Times Square above the ABC studios on Friday, he knew that the killer would be a young, white, middle class male, who sat at a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joe Scarborough: 'The ideologies of my past career were no longer relevant to the future that I want' - Posted December 17, 2012
In a 10-minute commentary segment, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough talked about the tragic shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. Scarboiorugh said that watching the ticker in Times Square above the ABC studios on Friday, he knew that the killer would be a young, white, middle class male, who sat at a... [FishbowlNY]

Sargent Not Sold on Axe's Clean Upper Lip - Posted December 7, 2012
On Friday morning, David Axelrod appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program and had his mustache shaved off. This all stems from an electoral bet between Axe and host Joe Scarborough. While Axelrod WON the bet, h... [FishbowlDC]

David Axelrod Shaves His Mustache On 'Morning Joe' - Posted December 7, 2012
Democratic political strategist David Axelrod had his legendary (40-year old!) mustache shaved off on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today. It all stemmed from a bet Axelrod made with host Joe Scarborough. If Obama won, Scarborough would grow a mustache, if Romney won, Axelrod would shave his. Obama won, but the two politicos... [TVNewser]

Podhoretz More at Home at SNL Than Morning Joe - Posted November 19, 2012
On MSNBC's Morning Joe today, conservative columnist John Podhoretz offered a postmortem on the election and the state of the GOP that really offered nothing new on the matter. It was his virgin experience on the show, and wh... [FishbowlDC]

Does a Conservative Media Cocoon Hurt Republicans? - Posted November 12, 2012
Politico's Jonathan Martin writes about the media. Specifically he writes about the conservative media, which has become an increasingly strong force in the landscape, an... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough Wiggles Way Out Of Mustache Bet - Posted November 10, 2012
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod had a simple bet. If President Obama carried Florida in the election, Scarborough would grow a mustache. if he didn't, Axelrod would shave his. It was a fitting bet for "Movember." Well, Obama carried Florida, but as New York ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Says Goodbye To 'Way Too Early' - Posted November 9, 2012
MSNBC's Willie Geist hosted his last "Way Too Early" this morning, almost three and a half years after the show began in the wee hours of the morning leading up to "Morning Joe." Geist is moving on to NBC's "Today," and will remain a regular on "Morning Joe." In the meantime, "Way... [TVNewser]

Last Night's Winner: NYT's Nate Silver - Posted November 7, 2012
This afternoon we offer a semi-apology to those who follow American politics closely, because you're going to see a whole lot of headlines like this one today and in the weeks ahead. There's a reason for that, though, and it needs to be covered: Nate Silver of The ... [PRNewser]

Nate Silver Had a Great Night - Posted November 7, 2012
Nate Silver, the numbers guy and author of FiveThirtyEight, absolutely crushed it last night. Silver had come under fire for his presid... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nate Silver Had a Great Night - Posted November 7, 2012
Nate Silver, the numbers guy and author of FiveThirtyEight, absolutely crushed it last night. Silver had come under fire for his presid... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 5, 2012
Quotes of the Day CONTEMPLATIVE: "Getting ready for Meet the Press this morning from Richmond" -- House Maj. Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) in a moment of deep, meditative, almost wax figure silence before going on the program. "Okay, buddy. Great night. Ge... [FishbowlDC]

The Morning Ticker: Sandy Troll, Democracy Plaza, Joe & Mika... - Posted November 2, 2012
AllTwitter reports the man who Tweeted inaccurate information about Hurricane Sandy as the storm washed ashore, including that the NYSE had flooded which was then reported by CNN, has been outed as Shashank Tripathia, a hedge fund analyst who tweets under @ComfortablySmug. ... [TVNewser]

New York Times Public Editor Gets it Wrong - Posted November 2, 2012
Margaret Sullivan, the New York Times' public editor, has been great since taking on the role, but when she attacked ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Public Editor Gets it Wrong - Posted November 2, 2012
Margaret Sullivan, the New York Times' public editor, has been great since taking on the role, but when she attacked ... [FishbowlNY]

Axelrod and Scarborough Make a Hairy Wager - Posted October 31, 2012
On Wednesday morning's "Morning Joe" program, Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod made an on-air bet that he would shave off the mustache he has worn for 40 years if President Obama lost Minnesota, Michigan or Pennsylvania. ... [FishbowlDC]

'Morning Joe' Obama Interview Overshadowed By Hurricane Sandy - Posted October 29, 2012
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" had arguably its biggest "get" ever this morning, as the program aired an interview with President Obama taped in Florida over the weekend. With Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the eastern seaboard however, the interview is likely to generate far less attention then it would have were this... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Books President Obama - Posted October 26, 2012
MSNBC has secured its first interview with President Obama in quite some time. Obama will be interviewed by Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski... [TVNewser]

Mika Smushed Little Girl's Face to Protect Her - Posted October 25, 2012
This morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski shed light on her bizarre obsession earlier in the week with yanking babies and children onto the set in Boca Raton, Fla. Particularly illuminating was when Mika explain... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Weirdness: Mika's Baby Obsession - Posted October 23, 2012
For the past few days MSNBC "Morning Joe" Co-host Mika Brzezinksi has been grasping onto babies and toddlers in Boca Raton, Fla., the site of the show for the final presidential debate. Yesterday she and ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Does Not Do 'PX90' - Posted October 15, 2012
There has never been any indication that MSNBC's Joe Scarborough is a fan of the popular "P90X" workout program. But any possibility that he might be was removed this morning. He got the title of the program wrong three times over t... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: MoJo Book Awards, Banderas, Morgan - Posted October 5, 2012
One of the most prestigious accolades in publishing is the National Book Awards, and this year there is a TV news twist. As our sister blog GalleyCat notes, the winners of this year's National Book Awards will be announced on "Morning Joe" October 10. Fox News host ... [TVNewser]

National Book Award Finalists to Be Announced on MSNBC's Morning Joe - Posted October 5, 2012
The National Book Award finalists will be revealed on MSNBC this year, a new twist for the prestigious award. Will you watch the awards announcement on the news program hosted by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, and Willie Geist... [GalleyCat]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted September 21, 2012
Today we have another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't care. Try to keep... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC's 'Morning Joe' Celebrates Fifth Anniversary - Posted September 21, 2012
Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist have spent this week marking the fifth anniversary of "Morning Joe," a celebration that culminated this morning with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaiming September 21 ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Faces Fire From Conservatives - Posted September 17, 2012
No one can argue that MSNBC's Joe Scarborough has been among the sharpest critics on the shortcomings of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. But he isn't the only conservati... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The mismanagement of this campaign has been mindboggling." -- MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on "Morning Joe" this morning regarding Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough For President? - Posted September 11, 2012
Vanity Fair writes about MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joe Scarborough For President? - Posted September 11, 2012
Vanity Fair writes about MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and ... [FishbowlNY]

Joe Scarborough For President? - Posted September 11, 2012
Vanity Fair writes about MSNBC hosts Joe Scarborough and ... [TVNewser]

Mika and Joe React to Chris Matthews Outburst on Monday's 'Morning Joe' - Posted August 29, 2012
After signing off from "Morning Joe" Tuesday, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski headed over to panel put on by the St. Pete-based ... [TVNewser]

A Diverse Crowd For 'Morning Joe' In Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" originates this week from Howl at the Moon, a bar just outside the convention center in Tampa that has been dubbed "Morning Joe Elephant Bar" for the duration of the Republican National Convention. This morning, people arrived as early as 4:45 a.m. -- just a few hours after last... [TVNewser]

After Two Months, Scarborough Finds Inspiration to Update His Sleepy Politico Blog - Posted August 21, 2012
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough has updated his personal blog at Politico following a two-month lull. Scarborough's update prior to this evening was on Jun. 21. There wasn't a single update in all of July. Tonight, Scarborough write... [PRNewser]

After Two Months, Scarborough Finds Inspiration to Update His Sleepy Politico Blog - Posted August 21, 2012
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough has updated his personal blog at Politico following a two-month lull. Scarborough's update prior to this evening was on Jun. 21. There wasn't a single update in all of July. Tonight, Scarborough write... [FishbowlDC]

Kiss a Little Ass, Maybe Get a Little TV Time - Posted August 21, 2012
The Daily Caller's Matt Lewis was on vacation last week, so he was running "best of" columns to fill the void. The one he chose to run on Thursday gives Mediaite's ... [FishbowlDC]

Top 10 Highest Paid News Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
TVGuide is out with its annual list of the top celebrity earners. Judge Judy tops them all, making $45 million a year. Ashton Kutcher is tops among comedy actors for his "Two and a Half Men" haul. Mark Harmon... [TVNewser]

Washington Media Mysteries - Posted July 31, 2012
Noticeably absent from today's Washington Examiner is Paul Bedard's Washington Secret's column. Where could he have gone? We checked his Twitter profile for a clue--nothing. Bedard hasn't tweeted since Friday. We started to wo... [FishbowlDC]

Jim VandeHei Lightens Up - Posted July 26, 2012
On MSNBC's Morning Joe yesterday Jim VandeHei joined the show from Politico's chamber newsroom. VandeHei apparently left his portable three-point light kit at home for the TV hit because co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarbo... [PRNewser]

Jim VandeHei Lightens Up - Posted July 26, 2012
On MSNBC's Morning Joe yesterday Jim VandeHei joined the show from Politico's chamber newsroom. VandeHei apparently left his portable three-point light kit at home for the TV hit because co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarbo... [FishbowlDC]

Mediaite White House Scribe 'Hesitates' to Inject His Kids Into Stories, Then Again, Why Not? - Posted July 25, 2012
It isn't hard to rile Mediaite White House Correspondent Tommy Christopher where his family is concerned. Just mention that his name isn't the one he was born with and it sends him reeling into a wrathful state. Back in April he... [FishbowlDC]

Spotted: Maureen Orth in Nantucket - Posted July 20, 2012
On Thursday afternoon Vanity Fair's Maureen Orth, mother of NBC's Luke Russert, was spotted buying Sunflowers at Moor... [FishbowlDC]

HBO Kills Fox News Project - Posted July 5, 2012
Well that was fast. Not even a day after Nikke Finke at Deadline Hollywood reported that HBO had acquired the rights to a movie about Fox News and CEO ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HBO Kills Fox News Project - Posted July 5, 2012
Well that was fast. Not even a day after Nikke Finke at Deadline Hollywood reported that HBO had acquired the rights to a movie about Fox News and CEO ... [FishbowlNY]

HBO Kills Fox News Project - Posted July 5, 2012
Well that was fast. Not even a day after Nikke Finke at Deadline Hollywood reported that HBO had acquired the rights to a movie about Fox News and CEO ... [TVNewser]

Deadline: HBO Acquires Rights to Fox News Flick - Posted July 5, 2012
Deadline Hollywood's Nikke Finke reports that HBO has acquired the TV movie rights to Gabriel Sherman's upcoming book ... [TVNewser]

Morning Fashion: 'Wearing the Romney' - Posted June 28, 2012
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Scarborough Questions NYT Reporting, Again - Posted June 25, 2012
MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough fell into some hot water earlier this month when he made a... [FishbowlDC]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [FishbowlNY]

The Evening Ticker: Joe, Scott, Candice - Posted June 11, 2012
"Morning Joe" broadcasts from Chicago tomorrow morning. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will be joined by Chicago Mayor Rahm Ema... [TVNewser]

Mark Halperin Razzed About 7-Second Delay Incident - Posted June 11, 2012
Ahh... memories. This morning MSNBC host Joe Scarborough brought up the glories of the month of June. MSNBC Contributor and TIME's Mark Halperin ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Mike Allen Really Sleeps? - Posted June 11, 2012
It has long been believed that Politico's Mike Allen is some kind of extraterrestrial being who never sleeps. This morning he was forced to address the issue as MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Mixing it Up | Download Some Fun | Swinging Away - Posted June 8, 2012
TVNewser: Take one Fox News show, add Barney Frank, and let the fun begin. AllFacebook: Face... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mixing it Up | Download Some Fun | Swinging Away - Posted June 8, 2012
TVNewser: Take one Fox News show, add Barney Frank, and let the fun begin. AllFacebook: Face... [FishbowlNY]

Ask Piranhamous Anything - Posted June 8, 2012
It's Friday, which means it's time for another installment of: "Ask Piranhamous Anything." And we do mean anything. Send your queries to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn't an advice column -- Piranhamous doesn't know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do -- and worse, he doesn't... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough Faces Backlash Over NYT Bias Claims - Posted June 8, 2012
MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough criticized the NYT on his program yesterday after the paper published an extensive report on Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's upper-income neighborhood in San Diego. He said the story was "an embarrassment" for the publication, alleging that NYT didn't cover Sen. John Kerry's... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough's Politico Blog Loses Steam - Posted June 5, 2012
In the three and a half months since MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough started his personal blog on Politico, it has been updated a total of 40 times. That's roughly one post each day for just over a month. ... [FishbowlDC]

Ed Schultz Booked To Speak at Wisconsin Democratic Convention - Posted June 1, 2012
MSNBC host Ed Schultz has been booked as a speaker at the Wisconsin Democratic Convention, according to the AP. "DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been confirmed as one of the speakers. The Florida con... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough Talks Politics on 'The View' - Posted May 24, 2012
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough was a guest on ABC's "The View" this morning. Scarborough's "Morning Joe" co-host... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Crew Admires Politico Scribe's Teeth - Posted May 22, 2012
Politico's Patrick Gavin has been filling in for his colleague Mike Allen on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Playbook segment of late and today the crew couldn't help but ogle at the ultraviolet rays Gavin calls his teeth. "You know what they say about Patrick; he's got the whitest teeth at Politico," show host... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Hates Kim Kardashian - Posted May 21, 2012
Kim Kardashian, who once again showed up at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, rolled in at #7 on Forbes 100 Ce... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day "That's one crazy cat." -- MSNBC's Joe Scarborough on Politico's Patrick Gavin, who appeared on the program this morning. He was referring to Gavin's abundance of cats. ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Cites NBC Layoffs As Good Business - Posted May 14, 2012
Remember "NBC 2.0"? Way back in 2006, NBC Universal decided that it was going to reorganize the company to try and save money, and make it more efficient. As part of "NBC 2.0," MSNBC left its home in Secaucus, New Jersey and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day Oh God, seriously? "@JoeNBC looking for a retweet for my daughter kelly taking her last final today, as she celebrates her 21st at Indiana University!" -- Emily Donohue. Lady, this is what you want for your daughter, a retweet?... [FishbowlDC]

Did the Obama Campaign Take the Lead from MSNBC with New 'Forward' Slogan? - Posted April 30, 2012
The Obama re-election campaign has a new 7-minute short film called simply "Forward." The ad begins with the economic meltdown in 2008, with clips from TV news reports by CBS's Anthony Mason, NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist Gives The Red Sox a Hit, Hours Before They Actually Get One - Posted April 20, 2012
The cable news networks are giving a shout-out today to 100-year-old Fenway Park. The home of the Boston Red Sox and, for a time, professional football's Boston Redskins and Boston Patriots, opened on April 20, 1912. This morning MSNBC's "Morning Joe" broadcast from the park. Host Joe Scarborough tells TVNewser it... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Willie Geist Pulls Back Curtain on Politico's Mike Allen, Donny Deutsch, Mika and More - Posted April 13, 2012
In an unusually candid interview for a TV personality, MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Willie Geist told GQ that a drinking game for the show includes drinking up "every time Politico Playbook writer ... [FishbowlDC]

Lauer, O'Reilly, Walters, Couric and More Feted at Media Bigs Party - Posted April 12, 2012
New York media turned out for a Hollywood Reporter party last night. The Four Seasons was packed with the media hoi polloi for THR's 35 Most Powerful People in Media event. As we ... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski: The 'Bitter Housewife' of Morning TV - Posted April 11, 2012
Mika Brzezinski says she spent 20 years "trying to be perky like the beauty queens on TV" before finding her footing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." The self-described "bitter housewife" of morning television talks ab... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 9, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The Daily Caller is celebrating Good Friday and Passover right now by boarding a bus to the WV casino." -- Quote by the DC's Alex Pappas; picture taken ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: April 1, 2012 - Posted April 6, 2012
In its first week as an hour-long show, "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" wins the Sunday morning race... with an asterisk. The numbers only reflect the first half hour. As we ... [TVNewser]

A Big Weekend for 'Face the Nation' - Posted March 30, 2012
This is a big few days for the CBS Sunday public affairs show "Face the Nation." Today the show launched a shiny new website, which is he... [TVNewser]

The Audacity of Morning TV: 'Morning Joe's' Mika Brzezinski Forgets Dad's B-day, Twice! - Posted March 28, 2012
The first thing Politico's Mike Allen did when he appeared for a segment on "Morning Joe" early this morning was remind the show's co-host Mika Brzezinski that ... [FishbowlDC]

A Party For Kate White and A Madoff Sighting - Posted March 21, 2012
It's the rare Wednesday when I don't leave Michael's with a fistful of business cards from some striver or media maven intent on making an impression. That's why it's so newsworthy when the exact opposite occurs. Today was the rare occasion when a famous -- make that infamous -- name did... [FishbowlLA]

A Party For Kate White and A Madoff Sighting - Posted March 21, 2012
It's the rare Wednesday when I don't leave Michael's with a fistful of business cards from some striver or media maven intent on making an impression. That's why it's so newsworthy when the exact opposite occurs. Today was the rare occasion when a famous -- make that infamous -- name did... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Party For Kate White and A Madoff Sighting - Posted March 21, 2012
It's the rare Wednesday when I don't leave Michael's with a fistful of business cards from some striver or media maven intent on making an impression. That's why it's so newsworthy when the exact opposite occurs. Today was the rare occasion when a famous -- make that infamous -- name did... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Eye Opener: Santorum's Anal Crack - Posted March 19, 2012
For a GOP Presidential hopeful who might like to have the Internet scrubbed clean of sexual references associated with his surname, former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) did nothing to help himself this morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." After he accused host ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington's Glitzy Debut of 'Game Change' - Posted March 9, 2012
HBO's Game Change came to Washington last night, perhaps in more ways than one. Politicians, their aides and reporters came together last night at the Newseum for a star-studded evening to celebrate the now famed book by NY Mag's ... [PRNewser]

Washington's Glitzy Debut of 'Game Change' - Posted March 9, 2012
HBO's Game Change came to Washington last night, perhaps in more ways than one. Politicians, their aides and reporters came together last night at the Newseum for a star-studded evening to celebrate the now famed book by NY Mag's ... [AgencySpy]

Politico Picks Up Jennifer Granholm as Columnist - Posted February 28, 2012
Jennifer Granholm, former governor of Michigan, just started a new gig hosting "The War Room" on Current TV and now she's joining Politico as a regular columnist. "The former Democratic governor is the newest addition t... [FishbowlDC]

Pat Buchanan on his 'Blacklist,' Defended by MSNBC Colleagues Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski - Posted February 19, 2012
A day after Pat Buchanan and MSNBC parted ways, Buchanan found support from his colleagues, at both MSNBC and Fox News. While Buchanan was a guest on Fox News Friday night, earlier in the day MSNBC's Joe Scarborough along with ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pat Buchanan on his 'Blacklist,' Defended by MSNBC Colleagues Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski - Posted February 19, 2012
A day after Pat Buchanan and MSNBC parted ways, Buchanan found support from his colleagues, at both MSNBC and Fox News. While Buchanan was a guest on Fox News Friday night, earlier in the day MSNBC's Joe Scarborough along with ... [FishbowlNY]

Joe Scarborough Gets a Politico Blog - Posted February 13, 2012
Joe Scarborough can now yell and scream via a blog, thanks to Politico. Scarborough's blog launched after midnight la... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Joe Scarborough Gets a Politico Blog - Posted February 13, 2012
Joe Scarborough can now yell and scream via a blog, thanks to Politico. Scarborough's blog launched after midnight la... [FishbowlNY]

Politico Turns 5. Let the Roasting Begin. - Posted January 23, 2012
Five years isn't really that long, but Politico has seen rapid growth and a lot of success since it first began in 2007. So on a highly self-congratulatory note on Monday, Politico released a video with clips of several high-profile political players roasting the publication on its half-decade mark. "Five ... [FishbowlDC]

Politico, with its 'Terminator Reporters,' Turns Five - Posted January 23, 2012
"It's truly a news organization that acts its age: a petulant 5-year-old concerned with only trivial matters," says David Gregory roasting Politico on its 5th birthday. Politico.com launched Jan. 23, 2007, the day of that year's State of the Union address. Early this morning, the site put up this video with... [TVNewser]

What Will Journos Miss Most About Huntsman? - Posted January 17, 2012
Other than Tim Pawlenty, Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman was the only one who never got the fleeting surge in poll numbers all of the other contenders received. He wasn't a particularly exciting candidate even though he did some exciting things. He was a Motocross rid... [FishbowlDC]

'CBS This Morning' Review: Mold Broken, Comfort Zones Stretched, 'An A for Effort' - Posted January 9, 2012
Today's debut of "CBS This Morning" was worth the price of admission just for the pleasure of watching 70-year-old Charlie Rose look into the camera and say: "It's a huge Twitt... [TVNewser]

Full Page New York Times Ad for Joe and Mika - Posted January 1, 2012
On the back page of today's New York Times Sunday Review section, there's this full page ad for MSNBC's "Morning Joe" proclaiming it "The Most Influential Political Show in America" and the tagline "Where America's Leaders Start Their Day." Joe Scarboro... [SocialTimes.com]

Joy Behar Ends HLN Show With 'Newhart' Reference, and Joe Scarborough in Bed - Posted December 18, 2011
Last week HLN host Joy Behar ended her primetime interview program. True to form, she decided to close out the show with a gag. After Behar said goodbye on her set, the screen went black and opened with her waking up in bed, a reference to the finale of the classic TV... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Bleeps Ann Coulter For John McCain Remarks (VIDEO) - Posted November 29, 2011
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today, and it made for some memorable television. While speaking about Arizona Senator and former Presidential candidate John McCain, Coulter was bleeped out for over 10 seconds, apparently because she called him a "douche bag," among other things. "Ok, just blur it all... [TVNewser]

How the 'Morning Joe' Crew Really Gets to Work in the Morning - Posted November 28, 2011
As televised on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this AM, how the entire crew manages to wake up and get to the studio by 6 AM every morning. Who knew that Mika Brzezinski was such a runner? Or that Joe Scarborough was such a drinker, smoker and gambler? And Mike B... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 22, 2011
Quotes of the Day Is this Ezzy's "panic face" as a Washington journo put it? Newt debate prep "Do you think Newt fasts on debate days? So he can feed on the moderators?" -- ... [FishbowlDC]

Charlie Rose, Gayle King to Headline New CBS Morning News - Posted November 10, 2011
After much talk, first in Page Six, CBS News is bringing on Charlie Rose and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Charlie Rose, Gayle King to Headline New CBS Morning News - Posted November 10, 2011
After much talk, first in Page Six, CBS News is bringing on Charlie Rose and ... [FishbowlNY]

Mika and Joe to co-author a Memoir - Posted October 20, 2011
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" team of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are writing a joint memoir that will come out next fall. According to Mike Allen's ... [TVNewser]

VandeHei Voices Disdain for Habitual Tweeting - Posted October 18, 2011
Mark McKinnon, political communications strategist and columnist for The Daily Beast, chatted with Politico's Executive Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

On MSNBC, Donny Deutsch Says Occupy Wall Street Movement Needs Kent State Moment - Posted October 14, 2011
On MSNBC this morning, frequent "Morning Joe" contributor Donny Deutsch said that the Occupy Wall Street movement needs a climactic Kent State-like moment. Deutsch prefaced his comments with "I don't want this to come out the wrong way" and pinned his theory on the thesis that America is a "visual society." "If... [morningmedianewsfeed]

On MSNBC, Donny Deutsch Says Occupy Wall Street Movement Needs Kent State Moment - Posted October 14, 2011
On MSNBC this morning, frequent "Morning Joe" contributor Donny Deutsch said that the Occupy Wall Street movement needs a climactic Kent State-like moment. Deutsch prefaced his comments with "I don't want this to come out the wrong way" and pinned his theory on the thesis that America is a "visual society." "If... [FishbowlNY]

On MSNBC, Donny Deutsch Says Occupy Wall Street Movement Needs Kent State Moment - Posted October 14, 2011
On MSNBC this morning, frequent "Morning Joe" contributor Donny Deutsch said that the Occupy Wall Street movement needs a climactic Kent State-like moment. Deutsch prefaced his comments with "I don't want this to come out the wrong way" and pinned his theory on the thesis that America is a "visual society." "If... [TVNewser]

Menacing Sam Stein Picture Emerges - Posted September 14, 2011
Each morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," the program concludes with each contributor and host saying what he or she learned. Today NY Magazine's John Heilemann brought up HuffPost's ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Releases Song Remembering 9/11, Opposing War (VIDEO) - Posted September 11, 2011
MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough released a single last week, "Reason to Believe." The song serves as a reflection on 9/11, and the policies that followed, including the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. You can watch the music video for the song below. ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 7, 2011
Quotes of the Day Journo compares TV hits to sex life "I think I've done more life [sic] tv and radio interviews in the last year than I have had sex." -- Labor journo Mike Elk. ... [FishbowlDC]

HuffPost's Sam Stein's Freudian Media Slip - Posted August 12, 2011
HuffPost's Sam Stein appeared extensively on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning. During one of the many segments on last night's GOP debate, hosts asked Stein to reflect on where the news cycle goes next. To provide... [FishbowlDC]

Mika and Joe to Host ICFJ Awards - Posted July 28, 2011
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) announced yesterday that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will headline their November 1st ICFJ Awards Dinn... [FishbowlDC]

Watch Mark Halperin's Pundit Career Implode Before Your Very Eyes - Posted June 30, 2011
MSNBC pundit and Time editor-at-large Mark Halperin was suspended today by the network after calling President Obama a "dick" on Morning Joe. Love how ... [FishbowlLA]

Mark Halperin calls Pres. Obama 'Kind of a Dick' on 'Morning Joe' - Posted June 30, 2011
This morning former ABC News political director, now senior political analyst and editor-at-large for TIME, Mark Halperin, called President Obama a "dick" 7 minutes into "Morning Joe." It wasn't off the cuff. In fact, Halperin asked... [TVNewser]

Morning Apologalooza - Posted June 30, 2011
It's just after 9 a.m. and the morning is already dripping with apologies and regret. Shortly after 6 a.m., TIME's Mark Halperin called President Obama a d*ck on "Morning Joe." Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Olbermann Goes Over an Hour on Current to Take on MSNBC, But Carriage Deals Thwart Online Video Plan - Posted June 21, 2011
Last night on his newly-launched "Countdown" on Current TV, Keith Olbermann took the opportunity to bleed over into the 9 PM hour during an interview with ... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' to CNN?: 'Mika and I plan to work at NBC for a long time.' - Posted June 12, 2011
[caption id="attachment_71001" align="alignright" width="379" caption="Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, holding Ryan Licht, at a book event for former EP Chris Licht. Willie Geist is at left."][/caption] Today's New York Post ... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Live From L.A. Friday - Posted June 8, 2011
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will hit the road this week for a live show broadcast in Los Angeles this Friday. Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough will hos... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 8, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY If you can't stand the heat... "Forecast: Sunny, hot, humid. Heat advisory - noon to 8. It will feel like 100-105. Code Orange. #dc #weather" -- WTOP in a morning tweet. Women, power, Weiner messes "Women in power don... [FishbowlDC]

Media Meshes at Mirror Awards Ceremony - Posted June 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_70302" align="alignright" width="328" caption="Photo Courtesy: Newhouse School"][/caption] Yesterday the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University held its fifth annual Mirror Awards ceremony, honoring the best in media reporting. You can ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted June 1, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY TOMMY CHRISTOPHER TRIED TO TORTURE ME: It's true. On Tuesday afternoon Mediaite's smoking White House reporter told me to show up at the Caribou Coffee on 17th Street for an interview. I arrived on time only to get a terse email from him f... [FishbowlDC]

Slow News Week: Horse Herpes and Polo Edition - Posted May 31, 2011
With the long Memorial Day weekend, it was inevitable that a few "holiday weekend" stories would trickle over to Monday. One of those stories was a doozy: due to an outbreak of horse herpes, young women participating in a rodeo pageant were forced to ride stick ponies instead of the real... [TVNewser]

Washington Toasts Chris Licht - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_40429" align="alignnone" width="524" caption="Licht, Brzezinski, Mike Allen, Mark Leibovich, Louis Burgdorf"][/caption] If the idea of Mark Leibovich's impending ... [FishbowlDC]

8 Journalists Who Were Fired for Tweeting, Part 2 - Posted May 25, 2011
To paraphrase Liz Heron, the social media editor at the New York Times, a good rule of thumb when it comes to reporters using social media is don't be stupid. But looking at the number of people fired for tweeting, it's clear Heron's advice is easier said... [10,000 Words]

Chris Licht: 'This is as good as it's gonna get' - Posted May 20, 2011
The season of TV news lasts continues. Chris Licht EP'd his final "Morning Joe" this morning. Licht got a video send-off with highlights from his four years -- since the start -- with the MSNBC morning chat show. ... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski shows her value at book party - Posted May 11, 2011
[caption id="attachment_65894" align="alignleft" width="270" caption="Mika Brzezinski and "Morning Joe" EP Chris Licht"][/caption] Monday night, Michael's Resaturant was the scene of a party for Mika Brzezinski and her new book "... [TVNewser]

Speaking Words of Wisdom - Posted May 1, 2011
'Tis the graduation season once again. And that means numerous commencement speeches from TV journos and analysts. Here now, then, is TVNewser's fourth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when (in alphabetical order): CNBC's Maria Bartirom... [TVNewser]

Royal Wedding Viewer Guide: Where to Watch - Posted April 28, 2011
Have you heard? There is some sort of wedding happening tomorrow. Yes, the broadcast and cable news organizations are all planning coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton tomorrow morning, with most beginning at 4 ... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough, Al Jazeera Reporter Ayman Mohyeldin Make 'Time 100' - Posted April 21, 2011
This year's "Time 100" list is out, and a number of TV and media figures made the cut. MSNBC's Joe Scarborough is ... [TVNewser]

The Royal Wedding Steals TV Journos Away from WHCD - Posted April 18, 2011
London or Washington. What would you choose? The "Morning Joe" trio of ... [FishbowlDC]

2011 Mirror Award Nominees Announced - Posted April 18, 2011
As we have reported, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are... [TVNewser]

Scarborough, Brzezinski, Bartiromo Tapped For Hosting Duty - Posted April 4, 2011
CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo and MSNBC hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarbor... [TVNewser]

NBCUniversal's Royal Wedding Plans: Everyone Goes to London - Posted March 28, 2011
NBCUniversal announced its coverage plans of the upcoming Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton, and NBC News and MSNBC play a big part. Just about every NBCU network will have wedding coverage, including NBC, MSNBC, E!, Bravo, Telemundo and even The Weather Channel. ... [TVNewser]

Spin City: Cusack, Cornyn and Morning Joe - Posted March 11, 2011
Last night The Hill's Bob Cusack published a piece claiming Sen. ... [FishbowlDC]

Strange Brew Blending on 'Morning Joe' - Posted March 9, 2011
Wayne's World has been making the cable rounds recently. At one point in the movie Wayne is forced to interview a major advertiser on his show. Wayne was happy to do it....NOT! This morning, I see an ... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 4, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Happy Belated Birthday to... It's a tiny bit late, but here's a a birthday shout-out to Politico CLICK writer and ex-FishbowlDC Editor extraordinaire ... [FishbowlDC]

Where 'Morning Joe' Gets Its Groove - Posted February 21, 2011
Poynter's Mallary Jean Tenore looks at the music of "Morning Joe" in an article for the site. Interestingly, the producers do not a have a set li... [TVNewser]

It's An A-Lister Buffet! Cate Blanchett, Debra Messing, Star Jones and The Morning Joe Team - Posted February 16, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE It's a sure sign that spring is actually on its way when the A-list comes out of hibernation and flocks to Michael's once again. The appearance of Cate Blanchett and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

It's An A-Lister Buffet! Cate Blanchett, Debra Messing, Star Jones and The Morning Joe Team - Posted February 16, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE It's a sure sign that spring is actually on its way when the A-list comes out of hibernation and flocks to Michael's once again. The appearance of Cate Blanchett and ... [FishbowlNY]

Joe Scarborough in 2012? Ron Reagan says 'Why Not?' - Posted February 4, 2011
Ron Reagan has been making the rounds the past couple weeks selling his new book, My Father at 100. The presidential son and former MSNBC host -- remember such hits as "Connected: Coast to Coast" with Monica Crowley and "After Hours" with Joe Scarborough? -- talked with WHC Insider's ... [TVNewser]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [FishbowlNY]

Steve Burke breaks bread with his (soon-to-be) new NBC News employees - Posted January 20, 2011
NBC News and MSNBC anchors filled New York City's Gotham Hall this afternoon for the annual upfront presentation -- a luncheon put on by the NBC News sales team to entice advertisers and agencies to keep NBC News and MSNBC top of mind when they are spending ad dollars. NBC News... [TVNewser]

Radio Host Mark Levin to MSNBC's Chris Matthews: 'I'm going to drag your ass into federal court' - Posted January 14, 2011
Talk radio host Mark Levin is fuming mad at MSNBC's Chris Matthews, so mad that he has ... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough: 'Scolded' by Security & 'Teased' by Chris Matthews - Posted January 6, 2011
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough was seen being "scolded" by House security shortly after noon yesterday for using his phone... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews Gazes to the Right - Posted December 10, 2010
Photo credit: Sally Hosta Blogger and Q & A Cafe Host Carol Joynt has interviewed MSNBC's Chris Matthews four times, and each time she ple... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 1, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Weigel takes on 'Glee's' Sue Sylvester "What was with the Sue plotline? It was weird and tone-deaf, and it seemed like her character had been drugged." -- Slate's ... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Kurtz Pimps his New Workplace - Posted November 22, 2010
Howard Kurtz, Washington Bureau Chief for The Daily Beast and host of CNN's "Reliable Sources," is going on two consecutive weeks showcasing his new bosses on the CNN program he h... [FishbowlDC]

Despite Getting a Time Out, Scarborough Still on Schedule - Posted November 19, 2010
As everyone is aware, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough won't be sitting around the "Morning Joe" table on Monday and Tuesday (as first reported by Politico earlier today). But the schedule doesn't ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough: The Next to Get an Unpaid 4-day Weekend - Posted November 19, 2010
MSNBC "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough is being suspended for two days after his acknowledgment of a $500 in political donations to friends and family members running for office. President of MSNBC, ... [TVNewser]

Vice President Joe Scarborough? Don't Bet On It - Posted November 17, 2010
The Huffington Post ran a story last night suggesting that New York City Mayor and Bloomberg TV founder Mike Bloomberg and... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Scoffs at Fineman's Story: 'That's a Joke' - Posted November 17, 2010
As Washington is abuzz with HuffPost's Howard Fineman's story linking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and MSNBC "Morning Joe" Host ... [FishbowlDC]

The Temptation Island of Congress - Posted November 16, 2010
Listen up Unattractive Congressmen In a speech this morning on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Politico's Executive Editor Jim VandeHei shared with Mika and Joe... [FishbowlDC]

Willie Geist's 'Freak Show' Party - Posted November 1, 2010
TVNewser went to Willie Geist's party Friday night to celebrate his book, "American Freak Show." Geist is the Co-Host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and host of "Way to Early with Willie Geist." Some of the notable guests were the au... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Asks Guests to 'Lean Forward' at Launch Party - Posted October 29, 2010
Last night MSNBC held a launch party for its "Lean Forward" branding campaign at 7 World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan. Held on the 49th floor of the building, the room had floor to ceiling windows that offered a beautiful unobstructed view of the midtown skyline and a more sobering one... [TVNewser]

Katrina vanden Heuval Won't Shut it on 'Morning Joe' - Posted October 28, 2010
The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel absolutely refused to be quiet on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning, causing co-host Joe Scarborough to lose his temper and try to shut her down. Ultimately he groaned angrily, "Okay, go ahead Katrina," with co-host ... [FishbowlDC]

The Huffington Post To Celebrate Its List Of Game Changers Tonight - Posted October 28, 2010
Tonight, The Huffington Post is holding a special ceremony to celebrate its list of "Game Changers," the "innovators, mavericks and leaders who are changing their fields and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps." This year's ceremony happens to include quite a few bold names in the media industry: ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Huffington Post To Celebrate Its List Of Game Changers Tonight - Posted October 28, 2010
Tonight, The Huffington Post is holding a special ceremony to celebrate its list of "Game Changers," the "innovators, mavericks and leaders who are changing their fields and inspiring others to follow in their footsteps." This year's ceremony happens to include quite a few bold names in the media industry: ... [FishbowlNY]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 25, 2010
Blitzer plugs Millionaire Matchmaker "Really good article in NYTimes about Millionaire Ma... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Gavin Gets More Cat Crap - Posted October 20, 2010
Cat banter has become the norm for Politico's Patrick Gavin when he appears on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" where he averages one weekly appearance to discuss Politico's Playbook and whatever else they throw at him. ... [FishbowlDC]

'Morning Joe' Taking Over SNL Studio For Post-Election Show - Posted October 19, 2010
Live, from New York, its "Morning Joe!" On their MSNBC show this morning, the hosts of "Morning Joe" announced that they will be taking over "Saturday Night Live"'s studio, 8H, on November 3rd, the day after the midterm elections. "The morning after the mid-term elections, "Morning Joe" w... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski: TV Drama Producers - Posted October 13, 2010
"Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are adding a new role to already-full schedules: television drama producers. Scarborough and Brzezinski have been named consulting producer... [TVNewser]

Inside the Mindset of MSNBC Branding - Posted October 12, 2010
So just how does MSNBC get its branding ideas? We have stockpiled the following bits of evidence of how the network's mindset works. 1. Howard Kurtz from WaPo Monday: "MSNBC has a new slogan -- "Lean Forward" -- that has skeptics wondering what the netw... [FishbowlDC]

Phil Griffin: 'Lean Forward' Campaign 'Is Going to Define Us As MSNBC' - Posted October 10, 2010
What exactly does it mean to "lean forward?" As MSNBC rolls out its new branding campaign, regular cable news viewers may be asking that very question. When concveiving the tagline however, MSNBC executives decided to ask themselves a different question: what is MSNBC? "We talked about all the attributes that make MSNBC... [TVNewser]

NY Mag's 'Chasing Fox': The Takeaway for MSNBC - Posted October 4, 2010
New York magazine's "Chasing Fox" cover story this week is a lengthy, in-depth look at the state of the cable news channels. TVNewser will be highlighting the takeaways from the article for each of the three networks today. For MSNBC, the article paints a com... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Sacarborough's 'Favorite Things' - Posted September 26, 2010
"Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough is the subject of this month's "Favorite Things" column in Men's Journal. In the interview, Scarborough reveals his favorite fast food (Krystal hamburgers... [TVNewser]

Wall-to-Wall with Every NBC News Morning Host - Posted September 23, 2010
This afternoon NBC Universal held a luncheon touting its morning shows, "Today," "Morning Joe," and "Squawk Box" to advertisers, media buyers and the press. Every morning host was there, participating in a lighthearted panel discussion moderated by "NBC Nightly News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

WABC Gives Radio Host Joe Crummey a Homecoming - Posted September 22, 2010
WABC is giving the coveting 10 a.m-noon slot to Joe Crummey. The shift had been hosted by Joe Scarborough and Mika Brz... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WABC Gives Radio Host Joe Crummey a Homecoming - Posted September 22, 2010
WABC is giving the coveting 10 a.m-noon slot to Joe Crummey. The shift had been hosted by Joe Scarborough and Mika Brz... [FishbowlNY]

Will WaPo's Jonathan Capehart's Hot Shorts Land Him 100 Dates? - Posted September 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_20607" align="aligncenter" width="587" caption="Jonathan Capehart (Photo Credit: FishbowlDC)"][/caption] There are shorts. And then there are short shorts. WaPo's Jonathan Capehart donned ... [FishbowlDC]

VandeHarris: 'Mike You Ignorant Slut' - Posted September 9, 2010
This morning, we brought you the news that former Atlantic writer Michael Kinsley and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough will write dueling columns for Politico. Now we have the internal memo. In it, VandeHarris explain what they ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough to Write Opinion Column for Politico.com - Posted September 9, 2010
Starting next month, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Michael Kinsley, the founding editor of Slate.com, will become the first opinion columnists for ... [TVNewser]

Politico's Dueling Columnists and Brewing Battle With NJ - Posted September 9, 2010
Here it is - NYT's Jeremy Peters scoop on Politico's hiring of The Atlantic's Michael Kin... [FishbowlDC]

Al Roker Mixes Up Willie Geist and Joe Scarborough - Posted September 1, 2010
MSNBC's Willie Geist was sitting in on "Morning Joe" today for Joe Scarborough, but apparently no one told Al Roker who, appearing from a beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, called him "Joe" TWICE. After correcting Roker -- and giving him ... [TVNewser]

Mr. and Mrs. Moneybags in Congress - Who are They? - Posted August 31, 2010
As of 6 a.m. today, The Hill has named its second annual list of 50 Wealthiest Members of Congress based on 2009 disclosures. Sen. John Kerry comes in at number 1. In today's list in The Hill, Kerry is up fr... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough on Glenn Beck: 'Maybe He's Taking Stupid Pills' - Posted August 27, 2010
Glenn Beck is getting it from all sides as the countdown to his "Restoring Honor" rally is now at 19 hours and 59 minutes (it says so on his website). This morning, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinsk... [TVNewser]

Ed Schultz: 'I'm going to torch this [bleep]ing place' - Posted August 26, 2010
An apparent incident in the middle of MSNBC's 30 Rock newsroom earlier this month is coming to light today. The NYPost reports MSNBC's 6pmET host Ed Schultz, irate over not... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski Prepare for Return to Radio - Posted August 24, 2010
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski have been off of the radio airwaves since April, when Citadel, which syndicates the show, said their pr... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough Knocks MSNBC's Primetime - Posted August 24, 2010
Joe Scarborough has, once again, bitten the hand that feeds him. This morning on "Morning Joe" he was talking with Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson about Robinson's column in... [TVNewser]

Kilmeade on Scarborough: 'He's an arrogant cocky guy...' - Posted August 23, 2010
TV news media was a topic of discussion on Brian Kilmeade's Fox News Radio show this morning. A caller questioned both ABC's Christiane Amanpour and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough. Here's Kilmeade on Scarborough: "I don't watch ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 23, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Weekly Standard Cruise - a modern day Love Boat? "About to leave Boston on @weeklystandard cruise. Have no idea if my new phone will work up north. If tweeting sparse, blame Canada." - The Weekly Standard's Mary Katharine Ham in a Saturday tweet regarding a cruise. We hope c... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 19, 2010
Quotes(S) of the Day Reporter finds heaven in Washington "August is DC's best kept secret. No traffic, empty restaurants, and politicians are gone. Heaven!" - NPR White House reporter Ari Shapiro in a Wednesday tweet. VandeHei talks man crushes with Scarborough "I always thought your man crush was on me Joe... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Gavin Talks 'Cat Poop' on 'Morning Joe' - Posted August 13, 2010
This morning, MNSBC's "Morning Joe" crew had a field day with Politico's Patrick Gavin's cats. Gavin horrified host Joe Scarborough by telling him he has has three of the furry, clawed animals. It's not the first time they've poked fun of Gavin's penchant for cats. In late April, 'Morning Joe' correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

'Crazy Larry' O'Donnell on His 10 p.m. Show's Branding - Posted August 12, 2010
Soon-to-be MSNBC 10 p.m. host Lawrence O'Donnell appeared on "Morning Joe" today, where he talked about the branding for his new show. "All I have been doing these days is meeting with the marketing people about how to brand me as the 10 p.m. voice of MSNBC," O'Donnell said. Host Joe Scarborough,... [TVNewser]

It was a Dark and Stormy Morning... - Posted August 12, 2010
Washington awoke to a dark morning today with an unusual amount of lightening. "I feel like sort of ghosts of Congress past are weighing in on this conversation this morning," said C-SPAN host and President Susan Swain, who sat before a black backdrop - otherwise known as the storm. MSNBC's Joe Scarborough also... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 12, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Fashion expert "GIBBS TIE STATUS: PROFESSIONALLY PASTEL" - GQ's Ana Marie Cox on Twitter Wednesday. She was referencing Gibbs's choice in ties and his criticism of the "Professional Left." Honest, lazy, or just honestly lazy? "For more on the shooti... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 6, 2010
Quote of the Day Bo, the V.I.P. "Bo deplaned at 10:59 and got lifted into a black SUV a few minutes later. Marine One lifted off at 11:03 pm as Bo looked on from back seat of SUV." - A favorite line from WaPo Nia-Malika Henderson's Pool Report #10 on Thursday. Bo, President Obama's... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 5, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Dear God: It's me, Jacque Jo "Dear God: If you ever decide I should reproduce, just know I will likely tranq them before I bring them to an airport. Love, Me." - Washington Examiner Editor Jacque Jo Bland on Twitter Wednesday. Ezra - that's Southern right? ... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough, Matthews Headline Comedy Festival - Posted July 30, 2010
•The third annual Nantucket Comedy Festival is on this week, and tonight is media night. MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Chris Matthews are taking part, as is Fortune managing editor ... [TVNewser]

How to Cook for Joe Scarborough - Posted July 28, 2010
Sweet delicious corporate synergy. "Morning Joe" co-anchors Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are appearing on tonight's "Top Chef" as the guest diners along with fellow MSNBCers Kelly O'Donnell, ... [TVNewser]

Differing Views on Obama's Visit to 'The View' - Posted July 28, 2010
Is it beneath President Obama's dignity to appear on "The View" tomorrow? Yes, say Gov. Ed Rendell (D-Pennsylvania) and Republican Pat Buchanan. They both blasted Obama's scheduled visit to ABC's daytime female chatfest, but theirs ... [TVNewser]

Washington Media Make Top Chef - Posted July 27, 2010
What do NBC's Luke Russert, NBC's Kelly O'Donnell, Matt Cooper, MSNBC "Morning Joe" hosts Mika Brzezinski and ... [FishbowlDC]

David Shuster is Back! (On Twitter) - Posted July 23, 2010
MSNBC's David Shuster has been off of the network since April for taping that CNN pilot, but last night he resurfaced... on Twitter. Shuster's Twitter has been dor... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough on Megyn Kelly and Kirsten Powers: 'It was a Fox on Fox Fight' - Posted July 14, 2010
On "Morning Joe" Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski had some fun with yesterday's Megyn Kelly - Kirsten Powers segment on Fox News Cha... [TVNewser]

CNN Closing In on Piers Morgan For 9 PM Slot - Posted July 14, 2010
According to multiple reports, CNN is close to hiring "America's Got Talent" judge Piers Morgan to replace Larry King at 9 p.m. The news is not totally unexpected. Rumors of Morgan jumping t... [TVNewser]

Daily Kos' Markos Moulitsas 'Blacklisted' from MSNBC - Posted July 7, 2010
Following a twitter dust-up between "Morning Joe" anchor Joe Scarborough and Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas, MSNBC President ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough Calls Fox News 'The Only Organizing Institution for the GOP' - Posted June 21, 2010
•In a discussion about Mike Huckabee this morning (more here), MSNBC's Joe Scarborough got onto ... [TVNewser]

Columnist: Spitzer Would Need a 'Work Wife' at CNN - Posted June 10, 2010
The rumors of Eliot Spitzer joining CNN continue, with the Washington Examiner claiming that the... [TVNewser]

John Roberts Choppers to the Rig; Joe Scarborough Takes Show to Pensacola - Posted June 9, 2010
While CNN's Anderson Cooper continues to try and book a BP executive on his show -- there's even a "Make BP appear on AC360" Facebook page -- Cooper's colleague ... [TVNewser]

The Atlantic Unveils its 14 3/4 Ideas Issue - Posted June 8, 2010
The Atlantic's July/August Ideas issue goes live this morning. In it, the publication releases 14 3/4 innovative ideas of the year, including stories such as Accepting Marijuana (by Joshua Green), American Declinism (by James Fall... [FishbowlDC]

Helen Fire and Brimstone: Who Will Forgive Her? - Posted June 7, 2010
News of Hearst White House reporter Helen Thomas's views on Gaza surfaced in cyberspace Friday in video interview originally posted on rabbilive.com. In it, the 89-year-old Thomas said Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine." She has since apologized. Over the weekend, reaction languished and the... [FishbowlDC]

'Morning Joe' EP Returns; Explains Hospitalization - Posted June 2, 2010
"We were a little difficult that morning," Mika Brzezinski said referring to April 29, the day "Morning Joe" EP Chris Licht checked into the emergency room with an apparent aneurysm. On his first day back, Licht, along ... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski: Democrat - Posted May 27, 2010
Today on "Morning Joe," in the context of a discussion about tough questions in the media, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski openly described herself as a Democrat, which, though not exactly mind-blowing stuff, still seemed to come out of nowhere: ... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough and Savannah Guthrie: TV Gourmands - Posted May 13, 2010
•Do you like fine food with your "Morning Joe?" How about clever cross-network integration? Well does NBC Universal have a crossover opportunity for you! Bravo announced that the new season of "Top Chef," set in Washington DC and premiering June 16, will feature "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough and NBC News... [TVNewser]

Cable News At The Cable Show - Posted May 11, 2010
The 2010 Cable Show kicks off today in sunny Los Angeles, California. While there probably won't be quite as many TV news personalities as the 2009 show in Washington DC, the cable news channels each have a presence at the cable industry's annual confab. ... [TVNewser]

Correspondents' Dinner: The MSNBC After Party - Posted May 4, 2010
Okay... we finally got around to pulling these pictures from our camera. They are from MSNBC's White House Correspondents' Dinner after-party. The boldfacers we saw: Alec Baldwin, FBN's Charlie Gasparino, the enti... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Knows How to Party - Posted May 4, 2010
If you're just getting back to work now, it's probably because you were dancing the night (and next day) away at MSNBC's post-WHCD party. While Cap File and Bloomberg's after-parties called it a wrap around 2 A.M., guests of MSNBC grooved into the wee hours of the morning at the... [FishbowlDC]

Best TwitPics from the WHCD - Posted May 3, 2010
Washington was buzzing this weekend with the White House Correspondents' Dinner and associated festivities. TVNewser had coverage of the dinner, the cocktails, and ... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' EP Suffers Apparent Aneurysm - Posted April 29, 2010
Chris Licht, the Executive Producer of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" is in a Washington hospital this morning after suffering an apparent aneurysm. Joe Scarborough and ... [TVNewser]

Scarborough, Brzezinski Radio Show Goes on Hiatus as Pair Revamp - Posted April 26, 2010
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski see their Citadel Media syndicated radio program go on hiatus this week as the "Morning Joe" co-hosts prepar... [TVNewser]

Limbaugh, Hannity, Levin: The Three Best Friends Anyone Could Have - Posted April 26, 2010
"It's Rush, it's Sean, it's Mark - they have an amiable exchange." Bob Tyrrell, editor-in-chief of The American Spectator magazine, could go on and on about how he believes conservative journalists ought not snipe at one another or cut one another down. And he does in his new book... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 22, 2010
Quote of the Day Shut it "People were very rude. They just talked and talked. They were yammering..." -- MSNBC "Morning Joe" Co-host Joe Scarborough on his morning show, explaining all the chattering that went on Wednesday night at the Washington Press Club Foundation Dinner as he and Mika Brzezinkski trie... [FishbowlDC]

Joe and Mika Give Shoutout to David Shuster - Posted April 21, 2010
FishbowlDC headed to the Opinion Awards last night which included a bunch of boldface newser names including Carlson, Mitchell, Bash and Allen, and those MSNBC morning talkers, talking about one of their colleagues: "Morning Joe... [TVNewser]

Journos Flock to The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 21, 2010
The Week held their annual Opinion Awards last night at the W Hotel. This year's event recognized WaPo wunderkind Ezra Klein, TNR's Jonathan... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough to Arianna Huffington: 'You have taken this conversation and hijacked it' - Posted April 6, 2010
Arianna Huffington and Rudy Giuliani got into it this morning on MSNBC, with Joe Scarborough playing referee. Giuliani was on to talk about his endorsement of Marco Rubio for Senate in Florida. Huffington turned the conversation ... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Live in Tampa - Posted March 24, 2010
•MSNBC's "Morning Joe" broadcasts from Tampa, Florida tomorrow for a special town hall on education reform. The show has been on the road a few times recently. In November, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 5, 2010
Quote of the Day "It seems like rage is all the rage tonight. What a shame that so many are so angry. Respect others who disagree. Keep Calm and Carry On." --a tweet from JoeNBC, Joe Scarborough co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe." ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 17, 2010
Quote of the Day "I have lost my wife, Elsa, to the Olympics. What do you call a man who has lost his wife to the Olympics, an Olympics widower? -- WaPo's Bob Woodward talking with Mika Brzezinksi and Joe Scarborough on thi... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Wallace: 'Joe Scarborough Lives Out Where the Trolleys Don't Run At Night' - Posted February 11, 2010
This is a good one. Chris Wallace was doing his regular Thursday rounds promoting his Sunday show on Fox News this afternoon when the topic of "Morning Joe" came up -- specifically the criticism Joe Scarborough leveled at Wallace and his guest last Sunday, ... [TVNewser]

Book Party for Mika B. - Posted February 11, 2010
Barbara Walters was among the guests the other night at New York's Kouros Gallery for Mika Brzezinski's new book "All Things At Once." Brzezinski's book is dedicated to her mother, the ... [TVNewser]

Did You Know Yesterday Was Mika Brzezinski Day in LA? - Posted February 5, 2010
You can learn a lot from Twitter. We had no idea it was Mika Brzezinski Day yesterday. Does that mean we all get belittled by Joe Scarborough for ... [FishbowlLA]

Huffington Hosts Brzezinski Book Party - Posted February 4, 2010
•Arianna Huffington and HuffPost senior editor Willow Bay hosted a book party last night for Mika Brzezinski at Huffington's home in Los Angeles. Joe Scarborough was on hand as was Larry David and Sherry Lansing. FishbowlLA has ... [TVNewser]

Mika and Joe: 'Are They Married?' - Posted February 4, 2010
HuffPost's Arianna Huffington held a book party for MSNBC's "Morning Joe's" Mika Brzezinski last night at Huffington's home in Brentwood. ... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski's Book Party at Arianna Huffington's House - Posted February 4, 2010
Huffington Post senior editor Willow Bay and co-founder Arianna Huffington hosted a book party for Morning Joe co-anchor ... [FishbowlLA]

Plane Carrying Brzezinski, Scarborough Makes Emergency Landing - Posted January 27, 2010
&bullA Delta Connection flight carrying MSNBC "Morning Joe" co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough made an emergency landing in Myrtle Beach, SC this afternoon after a pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, reports ... [TVNewser]

Say Hello to Mika and "Evening Joe" - Posted January 27, 2010
The AP's Jim Kuhnhenn, Washington Press Club Foundation President, has announced that Mika Brzezinksi (the hardest name to spell outside of Stephanopoulos) and ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC Prez to Staff: 'We Do Not Publicly Criticize Our Colleagues' - Posted January 23, 2010
In an internal memo to talent and EPs obtained by the Huffington Post, MSNBC president Phil Griffin asked his on-air talent not to criticize one another publicly. He acknowledged that the ... [TVNewser]

Mark Penn Recommends Clinton Playbook for Obama - Posted January 22, 2010
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Risque Red Sweater Leads to "Merv the Perv" on "Morning Joe" - Posted January 22, 2010
<img alt="090610scarborough.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/090610scarborough.jpg" width="175" height="212" "It's just a sweater, but they're turning me into 'Merv the Perv'," complained MSNBC's "Morning Joe" ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Moderates 'Game Change' Discussion in New York - Posted January 21, 2010
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough was the moderator for a sit-down with the authors of "Game Change" the new book about the 2008 election from Mark Halperin, former ABC News political director, now with TIME and ... [TVNewser]

Game Change Authors Talk Reporting, Reaction To Their Book - Posted January 21, 2010
John Heilemann, Joe Scarborough and Mark Halperin last night (Photo by Joseph Moran) Last night, we went to the Time & Life Building to see best selling authors Mark Halperin of Time magazine and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Game Change Authors Talk Reporting, Reaction To Their Book - Posted January 21, 2010
John Heilemann, Joe Scarborough and Mark Halperin last night (Photo by Joseph Moran) Last night, we went to the Time & Life Building to see best selling authors Mark Halperin of Time magazine and ... [FishbowlNY]

'Game Change' Author Halperin To PR: Know 'When To Fight And When To Let Go' - Posted January 21, 2010
[Photo by Joseph Moran] Reporters typically don't like to call out public relations people for doing their job well, so when we asked "Game Change" co-author Mark Halperin which of the 2008 presidential campai... [PRNewser]

Keith Olbermann: Scott Brown Is A Homophobic, Racist, Teabagging, Ex-Nude Model - Posted January 19, 2010
MSNBC's Keith Olbermann waded into the Massachusetts Senate race last night, going after the front-runner GOP candidate Scott Brown. ... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Football Challenge Update - Posted January 18, 2010
At the start of the football season, we issued a challenge to some TV newsers. First, we asked the White House correspondents to pick a college football national champion. ... [TVNewser]

Mika Brzezinski At Politics & Prose Tonight - Posted January 13, 2010
MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Mika Brzezinksi will be at Politics & Prose tonight at 7 p.m. for a talk and book signing of her newly released memoir All Things at Once. "Mika will be in-conversation with her MSNBC collea... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski Book Tour Begins; 'Today' Show Interview Simulcast on MSNBC - Posted January 5, 2010
Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski left her MSNBC show this morning, went across the street and was interviewed by Matt Lauer on "Today." Brzezinski is starting a book tour for "... [TVNewser]

Newsweek Celebrates The Year With Interview Issue - Posted December 21, 2009
The last big story to come out of Newsweek was the Sarah Palin cover controversy, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newsweek Celebrates The Year With Interview Issue - Posted December 21, 2009
The last big story to come out of Newsweek was the Sarah Palin cover controversy, ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Joe Team Discusses Katrina from New Orleans - Posted November 20, 2009
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" was live today from John McDonogh High School in New Orleans. The special broadcast was set up to kick off the "Brewing Together Day of Service" partnership and volunteer effort between MSNBC, Starbucks and the HandsOn Network. (You can find out more here.) After the show, Joe Scarborough... [TVNewser]

'Intense' Morning Joe Gets Updated Blend ... For a Cause - Posted November 14, 2009
Next Saturday, Starbucks will introduce an updated Gold Coast Blend: Morning Joe Edition coffee. It's in conjunction with the Brewing Together Day of Service co-sponsored by the MSNBC morning show and Starbucks. The "intense, full-bodied blend," as Starbucks describes it, is now on sale at grocery stores. Meanwhile, "intense, full-bodied" ... [TVNewser]

November '09 Elections: Cable Plans - Posted November 2, 2009
Tomorrow, polls will open following an off-year election season that's included closely followed races in Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. Here is a rundown of special coverage on the cable networks: Wolf Blitzer will be in D.C. anchoring... [TVNewser]

Brit Hume on the Fox Fight: 'Hoist a Jolly Roger, Pull out our Daggers and Look for More Throats to Slit' - Posted October 26, 2009
In your Monday morning Fox News vs. White House update, we have this from Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume, who tells the LATimes' Matea Gold: "We may be No. 1, but there is sort of an insurgent quality to Fox News. And that's kind of our attitude: 'Hoist a... [TVNewser]

And Now... A Young Joe Scarborough - Posted October 15, 2009
We heard the "Morning Joe" crew poked a little fun at White House correspondent Chuck Todd on MSNBC this morning for a ... [FishbowlDC]

Is MSNBC Rattled by Imus? - Posted October 15, 2009
Page Six reports that Joe Scarborough is "under intense pressure to perform" now that Do... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Substitutes Anchors - Posted October 13, 2009
Three different MSNBC programs have had substitute anchors filling in over the past 24 hours. This morning, Chris Matthews, sporting a cap for his NLCS-bound Phillies, filled in for Dylan... [TVNewser]

Donny Deutsch Calls Limbaugh More Names; Gets Bleeped - Posted October 13, 2009
On MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Joe Scarborough and company had Donny Deutsch on to discuss Rush Limbaugh's "Today" Show ... [TVNewser]

Plante Reclaims DC Radio Spot from Scarborough - Posted October 13, 2009
Plante with Tammy Haddad Joe Scarborough may be losing his DC radio affiliate as Chris Plante returns to 630 WMAL on Monday, October 19th. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 09.30.09 - Posted September 30, 2009
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Scarborough on Beck: 'You Cannot Preach Hatred;' Beck Responds - Posted September 22, 2009
First it was Olbermann v. O'Reilly, then O'Reilly v. GE, then Olbermann v. Beck, and Beck v. NBC now it's Scarborough v. Beck and it only took a couple hours for Beck to respond. On MSNBC's "Morning Joe" today, Joe Scarborough, as a ... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Discusses Why Obama Skipped FOX - Posted September 21, 2009
This morning, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski, Willie Geist, and ... [TVNewser]

TV News Anchors Predict the 2009 NFL Season - Posted September 17, 2009
Ok, people. It's time for the pros. To celebrate the start of football season last week, we asked the TV White House correspondents to make their picks for the College Football National Championship. Now, TVNewser has asked anchors from each of the news networks to offer us some opinion journalism in... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' at Dodger Stadium - Posted September 16, 2009
A shot of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski taken just before they took the field to throw out the first pitch for today's Pirates-Dodgers afternooner: ... [TVNewser]

President Carter Comment Quickly Spreads - Posted September 16, 2009
In an interview with NBC's Brian Williams on "Nightly News" for a longer piece that will air at a later date, former President Jimmy Carter reflected: I think an overwhelming portion of the intensely demonstrated animosity toward President Barack Obama... [TVNewser]

If It's Tuesday, It's Carlsbad for Joe and Mika - Posted September 14, 2009
After taping Monday's show at the Ronald Regan Library in Simi Valley, CA on Sunday, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski posed for a photo w... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 09.14.09 - Posted September 14, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Congratulations to WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Joe Goes on a West Coast Road Trip - Posted September 13, 2009
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will be waking up really early this week. The co-hosts will broadcast from four different locations on the West Coast this week. Today, the team is pre-taping tomorrow's show from th... [TVNewser]

News Notes: Scarborough, Brooks, Ling & Lee - Posted September 2, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy • We told you earlier today about one HuffPost columnist's campaign for ... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough Not Running for President in 2012 - Posted September 2, 2009
Joe Scarborough is not running for president everyone. Yesterday, rumors swirled that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough would be running for president in 2012 thanks to a Huffington Post blogger. When asked by "Way Too Early" host Wi... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Funeral : Cable Network Plans - Posted August 28, 2009
Saturday, Senator Edward Kennedy's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here are some of the early details about how those events will be covered by the cable networks: Fox News will have "Fox & ... [TVNewser]

Capehart Just Can't Catch a Break on MSNBC - Posted August 24, 2009
Are times really so hard for newspapers that WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.24.09 - Posted August 24, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 21, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Karl Eikenberry, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and a roundtable with PBS' Tavis Smiley and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Kent Co... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.07.09 - Posted August 7, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting li... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Jamming with The Roots - Posted August 7, 2009
On Wednesday, Joe Scarborough appeared for his regular duties on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," then showed up on Charlie Rose, and capped it off with an appearance on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon where he was also an impromptu musical guest, performing with The Roots band. And he was pretty great actually.... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie, New Chief WH Correspondent? - Posted August 3, 2009
Today on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Savannah Guthrie was introduced as the "Chief White House Correspondent," a title bestowed on NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Who'll Be Watching Willie Geist's New Show?: 'Drug Dealers, Hookers, Drunks Coming Home from Bars' - Posted July 24, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Don't look for a Starbucks mug on Willie Geist's new MSNBC show. For one thing, the barista barons aren't sponsoring "Way Too Early With Willie Geist," which debuts Monday as the 5:30 a.m. lead-in to Starbucks-studded "Morni... [TVNewser]

Cable News Giving Rebirth to an Old Obama Theory - Posted July 22, 2009
Earlier, we wrote about Lou Dobbs and his radio coverage of the so-called "birther" movement which was kicked in to high gear this week due in part to this video from a town hall meeting held by Rep. Mike Castle, R-Delaware, on June 30. ... [TVNewser]

Is There More TV In Sarah Palin's Future? - Posted July 6, 2009
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough mused it just may be a possibility that we'll see Sarah Palin on Fox News. From the newly launched Mediaite, an excerpt from yesterday's "Morning Joe": Scarborough: I do know this though: Roger Ailes is a smart guy. Roger Ailes understands that the conservative b... [FishbowlDC]

A Booking Battle ... Over Joe Scarborough? - Posted June 26, 2009
For the second time this week, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough has apparently gotten in deep with his NBC colleagues. Page Six has an item about how Scarborough was all set to ap... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.26.09 - Posted June 26, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Friday morning... PRINT | TV | ONLINE | ... [FishbowlDC]

More RTCA Dets: CBS Pre-Parties, Maddow Guest Bartends At MSNBC After-Party, Gibbs To Play MC Rove - Posted June 18, 2009
Ok, we're kidding about Robert Gibbs playing this year's MC Rove, but we have learned of a few more legitimate details to share with you about tomorrow evening's RTCA dinner... • CBS News is hosting a pre-party on the second floor of the convention center. There will be a live band and... [FishbowlDC]

Jim Cramer: "Everybody Wishes That Obama Would Just Kind of Go Away For a Little Bit" - Posted June 18, 2009
Has Jim Cramer just touched off another round of Tea Parties? On Morning Joe today, the CNBC host was talking with Joe Scarborough about a new New York Times poll about what's most worrisome for Americans. Cramer offered that tax inc... [TVNewser]

Remembering Russert: DC And Beyond Reflect - Posted June 15, 2009
This past Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the death of Tim Russert. The journalism icon was remembered this weekend throughout DC and beyond- with tributes in his hometown newspaper, The Buffalo News, on NBC by his former colleagues, and also by his former competitors. "Meet the Press" anchor David Gregory... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.015.09 - Posted June 15, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Remembering Russert: Morning Joe Reflections - Posted June 12, 2009
Continuing the reflections on Tim Russert, who passed away one year ago tomorrow, "Morning Joe" discussed his legacy this morning. "He's sorely missed, but he's still teaching a lot of lessons," said David Gregory... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview: June 13-14, 2009 - Posted June 12, 2009
The Situation Room w/ Wolf Blitzer: Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) will discuss gas pipeline, Letterman feud, Obama and 2012. Dir. OMB Peter Orszag, Sen. Judd Gregg ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe Scarborough Fires Back at Jon Stewart, Compares Him To Bill O'Reilly - Posted June 10, 2009
The Joe Scarborough/Jon Stewart feud is beginning to reach Jim Cramer/Stewart-like levels. After Stewart responded to Scarborough's response to Stewart's segment ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Takes on All of Cable News - Posted June 9, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c... [FishbowlLA]

Joe Scarborough: "Would You Ask a Liberal the Same Question?" - Posted June 7, 2009
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough does a Q&A with The New York Times Magazine for his new book "The Last Best Hope". Deborah Solomon also wants to know about his relationship with his colleagues. What about that spat with ... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted June 5, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Stephen Colbert is in Iraq, taping and performing shows for troops. "Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando" airs on Comedy Central next week. • Margaret Carlson hosted a ... [FishbowlDC]

Starbucks Marketing Chief Says $10M Morning Joe Buy "Way Off" - Posted June 5, 2009
AdAge looks into the Starbucks/Morning Joe $10 million sponsorship deal first reported Sunday night. Starbucks' chief marketer Terry Davenport tells AdAge that $10M estimate is "way off." "Anyone who's been following our ... [TVNewser]

Project Beltway: Chuck Todd & David Gregory's Runway Walk Off - Posted June 2, 2009
Cue Zoolander and David Bowie... After an appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe last week in which Joe Scarborough referred ... [FishbowlDC]

Now It's Official: Morning Joe "Brewed By Starbucks" - Posted June 1, 2009
For more than a year, TVNewser readers have wondered whether the Starbucks coffee seen on the Morning Joe set was part of some product placement deal. The answer was always "no" — until today. The show and the the coffee company have formed a "ma... [TVNewser]

Brzezinski: "The Two Of Us Were Not Going To Do Regular TV" - Posted May 25, 2009
The TVNewser Summit wrapped up a couple months ago, but check out a preview of the Morning Joe session below. Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski talk about how the show started, 2012 politics and more. The entir... [TVNewser]

Monica Novotny Sets Off "Real Joe" Firestorm - Posted May 15, 2009
For weeks we've monitored the growing escalation of a not-so-average Joe feud between MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and CNBC's ... [TVNewser]

Mika Defends Joe in NYTimes, and Shows Her Stripes - Posted May 15, 2009
In a letter to the The New York Times, published in the A section of today's paper, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski defends her co-host ... [TVNewser]

The Pre-Parties: Time, Fortune, People & CNN - Posted May 10, 2009
Pretty star-studded... Eva Longoria Parker, Jason Bateman, Jon Bon Jovi, Kal Penn, Kate... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough: "I Suggest Political Commentators Sit Back, Take a Deep Breath And Relax" - Posted May 8, 2009
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough wrote one-half of the cover story for Time Magazine this week, headlined "How the Republicans Can Come Back." You could forgive Republ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted May 1, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), Health and Human Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and Center for Disease Control Acting Director Dr. Richard Besser and a roundtable with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and former counselor to President Bush Ed Gillespie CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. Arlen Specter... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List: 100 Days - Posted April 29, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. It is day 100 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Awards, Panel & DC Journo A-Listers At The Week's Opinion Awards - Posted April 28, 2009
There were more than plenty DC journos on hand last night at the St. Regis Hotel to see David Axelrod introduce David Brooks as The Week's ... [FishbowlDC]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted April 16, 2009
YouTube sensation Susan Boyle crosses the pond, and the media- WebNewser New York Times officially cuts city section- ... [FishbowlLA]

Scarborough Knocks "Childish Sexual Jokes" Made By "People on Networks" - Posted April 16, 2009
Within the first 15 minutes of Morning Joe, yesterday's tea parties were the hot topic, especially how the media covered them. "The larger point is that anyone who gets actively involved in government, no matter what, if they're out there, you say that's a good thing," said ... [TVNewser]

Did DHS Secretary Set Pre-Conditions For Morning Show Interviews? - Posted April 16, 2009
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano made the morning show rounds today, hitting all six programs for brief interviews from Mexico. Napolitano was on to talk about Pres. Obama's trip south of the border, but the anchors and show hosts also wanted to talk about this report regardin... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.08.09 - Posted April 8, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 79 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Scarborough, Paxman, Cramer... - Posted April 7, 2009
> "The Joe Scarborough Show" debuts this week on 630 WMAL in D.C. The radio show, hosted by Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski from 10-11:45amET, is up 89% from January to February '09 in NY in the A25-54 demo, topping WOR at 10amET and lead-in "Imus in the Morning" for the month.... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe Talks Glenn Beck: "Roger Ailes is the Genius" - Posted March 31, 2009
The Morning Joe team explored the Glenn Beck phenomenon today, as Willie Geist put together a collection of some of the most emotional clips of the FNC host. Immediately following the video, co-h... [TVNewser]

"Menu" Podcast Broadcasts Live From CNN's American Morning - Posted March 16, 2009
A couple weeks ago we were set to do a video interview with the Morning Joe team, but they could only do it right after their show, and it happened to be the same day we were going to have Joe Scarborough and ... [TVNewser]

A Final Look at the Summit - Posted March 16, 2009
Before we start focusing on the next big event here at mediabistro.com, we want to take one more look back at the TVNewser Summit. Below, a quick look at all the panels, and exclusive interviews Joe Scarborough, Alexis Glick and more. The entire Summit will be a... [TVNewser]

Cramer vs. Stewart: The Day After - Posted March 13, 2009
So the much-hyped showdown between Jim Cramer and Jon Stewart to... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Summit Roundup - Posted March 11, 2009
A quick shout-out to everyone who came out for the first TVNewser Summit yesterday. And not to go all Donald Trump on you, but it was huge. It was a half-day packed with news, information, advice and debate about where the TV News industry is heading. • Portfolio.com... [TVNewser]

What is Morning Joe? Morning Joe Answers - Posted March 10, 2009
On the Morning Joe panel, Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski took a look inward to answer what their show is all about. "He came up with this concept," said Brzezinski of Scarboro... [TVNewser]

Long: "We're Moving From Meet the Press, and Now We Can Meet the People" - Posted March 9, 2009
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Geist Talks Bunking With Joe, Mika's Boots - Posted March 8, 2009
MSNBC's Willie Geist is featured in a Village Voice Q&A, and fields the wide array of questions put forth by ... [TVNewser]

Joe and Mika On the White House and the Press - Posted March 6, 2009
TVNewser caught up today with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski (part of next week's Summit) about the relationship between the Obama White House and the press. ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe and Mika Address How the White House is Addressing the Press - Posted March 6, 2009
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski close the TVNewser Summit on Tuesday (interviewed by Businessweek's Jon Fine), and will talk about how the Obama administration is dealing ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu, Featuring Joe & Mika - Posted March 4, 2009
The Morning Media Menu was live in the green room at 30 Rock today to chat with MSNBC's Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brezezinski. The podcast was also joined White House correspondent Chuck Todd and The Nation's ... [FishbowlDC]

Joe and Mika Talk Obama, Twitter on the "Menu" - Posted March 4, 2009
For today's mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast, we were live from the MSNBC green room at 30 Rock. I was slated to talk to Morning Joe co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski fo... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Menu Live From the Morning Joe Green Room - Posted March 4, 2009
Today on the Menu our fearless better half Steve Krakauer roams the Morning Joe green room and encounters a cast fabulous characters! First off is Ari Melber, who was there to "talk GOP and a new poll" but also, it wou... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu Live From the Morning Joe Green Room - Posted March 4, 2009
Today on the Menu our fearless better half Steve Krakauer roams the Morning Joe green room and encounters a cast fabulous characters! First off is Ari Melber, who was there to "talk GOP and a new poll" but also, it wou... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Joe on the Morning Media Menu - Posted March 3, 2009
After leaving the MSNBC set tomorrow morning, "Morning Joe" co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will call in to the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast. We'l... [TVNewser]

Hosts of "Rotten Tomatoes Show" Talk Web/TV Interaction - Posted March 3, 2009
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Morning Media Menu With Rotten Tomatoes! - Posted March 3, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome the hosts of the brand new "Rotten Tomatoes Show," which is about to launch on Current TV. The show, hosted by Brett Erlich and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Morning Media Menu With Rotten Tomatoes! - Posted March 3, 2009
Today on the Menu we welcome the hosts of the brand new "Rotten Tomatoes Show," which is about to launch on Current TV. The show, hosted by Brett Erlich and ... [FishbowlNY]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted March 2, 2009
What we almost missed today... Senator Kudlow? Maybe... CNBC anchor and syndicated columnist Larry Kudlow is considering a run for Senate against Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), telling Politico, "I'm thinking about it, that's all I can say... it's the kind of thing where I'm talking to friends, talk... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted February 27, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and a roundtable with former Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN), GOP strategist Mike Murphy, Vanity Fair's Dee Dee Myers and MSNBC's Joe Scarborough ABC's This Week: OMB Director Peter Orszag, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) and a roundtable with Democratic pollster St... [FishbowlDC]

Preaching To The Choir - Posted February 26, 2009
Fox News host Mike Huckabee addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) today, and took some shots at his competitors, reports Politico. "It's not MSNBC, but the MSBS ... [TVNewser]

The Scene at the Summit Party - Posted February 26, 2009
Before President Barack Obama's Not State of the Union Tuesday night, media minglers gathered at Tribeca Cinemas in honor of the TVNewser Summit (and launch of WebNewser). The Summit, of course, is March 10 in New York (al... [TVNewser]

"Budget Cuts Or Something?" -Morning Joe Guest Gov. Deval Patrick - Posted February 24, 2009
According to weather.com, it feels about 15 degrees out today and probably even colder at 6am when MSNBC's Morning Joe begins airing. Beautiful day to anchor for a few hours from the White House North Lawn! ... [FishbowlDC]

Broadcasting/"Freezing" on the White House Lawn - Posted February 24, 2009
MSNBC's Morning Joe spent the morning broadcasting from outside the White House, shivering and describing how cold it was throughout the show. As Mika Brzezinski wrote on Twitter: "FREEZING t... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe Broadcasts From White House - Posted February 23, 2009
MSNBC's Morning Joe will broadcast live from the White House tomorrow, and the show will feature several members of the Obama administration during the three-hour show. Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will interv... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe at the White House - Posted February 22, 2009
FBDC has learned MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will broadcast live from the White House Tuesday to preview President Obama's Address to Congress that evening. The 3-hour show anchored by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist will includ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewser Summit: Strength in Numbers - Posted February 20, 2009
Our friends in the mb Events department are polishing up the monitors for the TVNewser Summit, March 10 at 92YTribeca (in case you hadn't heard), and they've just added a special rate for groups as small as two and as large as an entire network. The first person from a company gets... [TVNewser]

Flight 3407 Crash: Cable News Notes - Posted February 13, 2009
Below are some notes about the cable news coverage of the Flight 3407 crash (and some Twitter reaction and anonymous tips after the jump). Also, last night a tipster noted how long it took any cable news network to report the news — members of an Aviat... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: FNC, BBC, MSNBC... - Posted February 12, 2009
> Bret Baier hosts an FNC special, "Trillion with a T," Saturday at 10pmET. FNC compiled exclusive interviews over the past month with Senators, Congressmen and other interest groups of all sides. > Darwin or Lincoln? BBC World News America takes a look at the two historical figures, who share a... [TVNewser]

"Nothing To" Scarborough Senate Run Speculation - Posted February 9, 2009
Is Joe Scarborough considering a Florida Senate run? That's the question posed in a Sarasota Herald Tribune column... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.04.09 - Posted February 4, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

D.C. Gets Some High Fives - Posted January 22, 2009
The "Almost Twins" hit D.C. for the Inauguration, and spent their time giving out high fives all over town. Featuring Larry King, Soledad O'Brien, Tucker Carlson, Paul Begala... [TVNewser]

Griffin: "We're Less About Ideology Than Fox" - Posted January 16, 2009
MSNBC held their Television Critics Association panel yesterday in Los Angeles, and the questions ranged from comparisons of MSNBC and FNC to comparisons of Obama and Bush. Variety's Brian Lowry writes ... [TVNewser]

Imitation Is The Sincerest Form... - Posted January 13, 2009
Joe Scarborough and Pat Buchanan did a bit of President George W. Bush-defending this morning on MSNBC's Morning Joe in the wake of colleague Gene Robinson's... [TVNewser]

"Morning Joe" Launches New Website - Posted January 6, 2009
MSNBC and msnbc.com today unveiled the new Website for the network's 6amET-9amET program "Morning Joe." The new site features selected show clips and allows us bloggers to embed segments, like we did below, where Willie Geist talks about...well, the new Morning Joe Website. The new site also has extended commentary from host... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Morning Reading List, 01.05.09 - Posted January 5, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Maddow and "Morning Joe" Make Shales' List - Posted December 28, 2008
The Washington Post's Tom Shales has named two MSNBC shows to his tops list this year — the only news channel, or news division for that matter, to make his list. MSNBC's Morning Joe is Shales' #4 Best New Program of... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Idol? - Posted December 22, 2008
New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley gives her list of "top contenders" for "most compelling television moments of the year." The list of mostly television shows includes The Wire and Mad Men, but also MSNBC's Morning Joe... [TVNewser]

Will Thompson Inherit O'Reilly's Radio Spot? - Posted December 22, 2008
From today's mediabistro.com Morning Newsfeed: There's a new player in the competition to take over Bill O'Reilly's Westwood One radio gig — former presidential candidate Fred Thompson... [TVNewser]

Brzezinski: "It Is Much Harder To Put Yourself Out There" - Posted December 22, 2008
In the wake of her recent mugging, The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz profiles ... [TVNewser]

Morning Joe Talks Mika Mugging - Posted December 18, 2008
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski was mugged this morning outside her Washington, D.C. hotel room before Morning Joe. Although Brzezinski didn't want to discuss the incident, Joe Scarborough brought it up at the beginn... [TVNewser]

Scarborough: "As Long As I'm Fair, I Don't Think There's a Problem At All" - Posted December 11, 2008
Time Magazine's upcoming issue features 10 Questions with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, featuring questions from readers. Scarborough jokes about life as a conservative at MSNBC. "They keep us separated. They put me in a cage after I get off the air," ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Scarborough, Stahl, Fletcher - Posted December 9, 2008
> The New York Daily News' David Hinckley discusses the opening day of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw is Joe & Mika's First Radio Guest - Posted December 8, 2008
Well, that must've been a tough booking. Tom Brokaw was the first guest on today's inaugural radio show hosted by MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, "The Joe & Mika Show." Blogger Ron Mwangaguhunga ... [TVNewser]

Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski Begin Radio Show Monday - Posted December 5, 2008
First on TVNewser: Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski begin hosting a radio show on WABC in New York Monday morning. The show will air from 10am-Noon, following Imu... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.04.08 - Posted December 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Joe Team In Talks To Start Radio Show "By The Beginning of the Year" - Posted November 26, 2008
The Morning Joe team of Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are looking for a radio gig — and it sounds like a deal is close. Although Scarborough tells T... [TVNewser]

Scarborough's "Girlfriend," Hillary, and Obama as "The Best Story" - Posted November 11, 2008
With the election over, journalists and pundits gathered for a "Media & The Presidency" panel at the Rainbow Room in New York last night. Portfolio.com's Jeff Bercovici writes ... [TVNewser]

Welcome to Scarborough Country... - Posted November 10, 2008
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"My Wife Is Going To Kill Me When I Get Home" - Posted November 10, 2008
Joe Scarborough dropped the "F" bomb about 45 minutes ago on Morning Joe... (hat tip: ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (The Morning Show Edition): CNN A.M., 4th Hour, Joe-Prah... - Posted November 6, 2008
> The morning after the election, viewers flocked to CNN. From 6am-9amET, American Morning topped the other cable news networks with 2.124 million Total Viewers. That compares to Fox and Friends' 2.103 million and Morning Joe's 1.212 million. Among A25-54 viewers, CNN remained #1 with 1.021 million, followed by Fox and... [TVNewser]

Matthews: "I Want To Do Everything I Can To Make This...New Presidency Work" - Posted November 6, 2008
Chris Matthews appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning to discuss Rahm Emanuel's decision to announce he ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: First Votes, Election Menu, Joe on Today... - Posted November 4, 2008
> At MidnightET ABC's Terry Moran on Nightline, CNN's Larry King, and MSNBC's David Shuster were all live with the first election day votes from Dixville Notch, NH.... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow on TV Success: "It's Like Winning an Ego Lottery" - Posted November 3, 2008
In what is believed to be the 432nd profile of MSNBC's Rachel Maddow (okay, we're exaggerating, but not by much) New York Magazine's Jessica Pressler delivers some ne... [TVNewser]

October Ratings - MSNBC: "We Tamed the Giant of Larry King" - Posted October 27, 2008
Brian Williams couldn't do it. Neither could Joe Scarborough, Rita Cosby, ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 17, 2008
Meet The Press: Former Secretary of State Gen. Colin Powell (Ret.), NBC's political director Chuck Todd, David Brooks of the New York Times, Jon Meacham of Newsw... [FishbowlDC]

Colbert to Scarborough: "Look How MSNBC Has Changed You" - Posted October 9, 2008
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough appeared on The Colbert Report last night, and was walking off the set just 20 seconds into the interview (Stephen Colbert made a ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 3, 2008
Meet the Press: Democratic strategist Paul Begala and Republican strategist Mike Murphy, and a roundtable with NBC's David Gregory, PBS' Gwen Ifill, Wall Street ... [FishbowlDC]

How Did Ifill Do? - Posted October 3, 2008
Says Lawrence O'Donnell on "Morning Joe": The loser of that debate in the biggest way to me was Gwen Ifill. That was someone who did not meet expectations. She did not do follow-up questions. She let this thing roam. She let them go. And they were all the softest version of every... [FishbowlDC]

A Second Cup of Joe - Posted October 1, 2008
MSNBC is taking the Morning Joe brand to the afternoons, with a Morning Joe "Election Extra" during the 2pmET hour. Mika Brzezinski is anchoring, saying Joe Scarborough was "out this afternoon." CNBC's Larry Kudlow (on the Morning Joe set) ... [TVNewser]

Media Responds to "Unprecedented" Restrictions on Palin Access - Posted September 24, 2008
In the wake of Gov. Sarah Palin and the McCain campaign's press access restrictions yesterday at the UN, the cablers discussed the issue last night and this morning. On Fox News, Bill O'Reill... [TVNewser]

"Just One of Those Times Where Good People Do Well" - Posted September 18, 2008
This morning on Morning Joe, co-host Willie Geist brought up the Drudge Report call-out to Rachel Maddow for her ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Scarborough, Martin, Van Susteren... - Posted September 5, 2008
> So what does this mean? Yesterday morning Joe Scarborough joked with TVNewser that he and Keith Olbermann and ... [TVNewser]

Bennett: "That Bit of Advocacy Has No Place on CNN" - Posted September 2, 2008
As the cablers discuss the impact of Bristol Palin's pregnancy, and then discuss whether it should be a topic of discussion, CNN commentator Bill Bennett may be the first to attack his o... [TVNewser]

Is Web Intolerance "Hurting America?" - Posted September 1, 2008
Phil Donahue may be long gone from his daytime shows, (or his MSNBC prime time show for that matter). But he was back in the form of Joe Scarborough today at a Huffington Post-sponsore... [TVNewser]

HuffPo at the RNC: Noonan Says, "It's an Awkward Moment in Media." Tucker Says, "Commenters are Bad for America." - Posted September 1, 2008
The HuffPo brunch today was easily the best panel we've attended in the last two weeks. It was a decidedly smaller affair than the one last week in Denver, at least as far as the audience size is concerned (guesstimating 100 people to the more than three hundred at... [morningmedianewsfeed]

HuffPo at the RNC: Noonan Says, "It's an Awkward Moment in Media." Tucker Says, "Commenters are Bad for America." - Posted September 1, 2008
The HuffPo brunch today was easily the best panel we've attended in the last two weeks. It was a decidedly smaller affair than the one last week in Denver, at least as far as the audience size is concerned (guesstimating 100 people to the more than three hundred at... [FishbowlNY]

RNC & Gustav: Prime Time Notes - Posted September 1, 2008
We've gotten word from network insiders here in St. Paul, what the plan is for cable coverage tonight: • Fox News Channel will remain live until 2amET tomorrow morning (later if news warrants) with coverage from the Gulf coast and reports from the RNC as well. Greta Van Susteren interviewed Laura Bush... [TVNewser]

Nets Roll with Gustav's Punches, From The Gulf Coast, St. Paul, and Beyond - Posted September 1, 2008
While the big three anchors all traveled to the Gulf to report on Hurricane Gustav, many cable anchors stayed behind in St. Paul, but devoted their shows almost entirely to Gustav, which came ashore at 9:30amCT southwest of New Orleans.... [TVNewser]

Cablers on the McCain Veep Chase - Posted August 29, 2008
With less than two and a half hours until his official announcement, TV journalists are scrambling to confirm that Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is his pick for Vice President. Fox News and NBC News are confirming that Govs. ... [TVNewser]

Uncomfortable MSNBC Moment #2 - Posted August 26, 2008
Yesterday it was a Joe Scarborough-Keith Olbermann open mic moment involving a sh... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (p.m. edition): Turner, Olympics, Cafferty... - Posted August 6, 2008
> Despite net income falling 26% in 2Q, Time Warner's Turner division, which includes CNN & Headline News, delivered an 11% increase in ad sales. TVWeek reports Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes says the unit outperformed expectations "given the economic conditions."... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Joe Scarborough, and the Summer Die-Hards - Posted August 6, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE With the dog days of summer upon us, the usual suspects at Michael's are soldiering on over their Cobb salads until it's time to take off those last few weeks of the month to the Hamptons, Nantucket or some other sun-filled spot ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Charlie Rose, Joe Scarborough, and the Summer Die-Hards - Posted August 6, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE With the dog days of summer upon us, the usual suspects at Michael's are soldiering on over their Cobb salads until it's time to take off those last few weeks of the month to the Hamptons, Nantucket or some other sun-filled spot ... [FishbowlNY]

New Ad Blasts Media's McCain Favoritism - Posted August 1, 2008
Media Matters, the site that monitors, analyzes, and corrects "conservative misinformation in the U.S. media" has bought local ad time on cable networks. We saw it on Fox News on Time Warner Cable just before 10am today. The ad uses clips of broadcast and cable news anchors including ... [TVNewser]

Does Jim Cramer Know Jimmy Carter is Still Alive? - Posted July 31, 2008
This morning on MSNBC, during an appearance on Morning Joe, CNBC's Jim Cramer got his deceased presidents confused. Seriously. Joe Scarborough and Cramer were talking about wha... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Where the Magic Happens - Posted July 30, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE I thought I'd seen just about everything from my regular perch at Michael's during my weekly visits, but today topped all. They were serving up sides of card tricks with the Cobb salads today and the gang was just eating it up. When I arrived, illusionist ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Where the Magic Happens - Posted July 30, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE I thought I'd seen just about everything from my regular perch at Michael's during my weekly visits, but today topped all. They were serving up sides of card tricks with the Cobb salads today and the gang was just eating it up. When I arrived, illusionist ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 07.30.08 - Posted July 30, 2008
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Morning Joe: Republican-Free? - Posted July 29, 2008
Four minutes into MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning, host Joe Scarborough was sounding lonely. One of the top stories of the day read by co-host Mika Brzezinski was the New... [TVNewser]

Redlasso Goes Dark - Posted July 25, 2008
Ah, the day started with such happiness. Then it just fell into the red. Redlasso, a web site allowing users to make their own clips of cable and broadcast programming, has shut down, "for the immediate future." ... [TVNewser]

Was Scarborough Actually Aiming at Anderson? - Posted July 24, 2008
When MSNBC's Joe Scarborough talked about how "a couple of hosts" ran with the story of Sen. ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Questions CBS Over Unaired McCain "Gaffe" - Posted July 23, 2008
Katie Couric's CBS Evening News interview with Sen. John McCain is getting some attention, not for what was said, but for what was not said, or at least what was not used. Du... [TVNewser]

"It Would Make it More Interesting if Bill Was on And Did It Live" - Posted July 21, 2008
It was MSNBC's turn at the TCA today, which has become a hot spot for media stories the past couple of weeks. Matea Gold of the Los Angeles Times ... [TVNewser]

NBC/MSNBC Announces TCA Panel - Posted July 17, 2008
Insiders at the Television Critics Association press tour tell TVNewser that NBC News president Steve Capus, political director Chuck Todd, and correspondents/anchors Andrea Mitchell, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.15.08 - Posted July 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. What area restaurant serves the above dessert tray? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

The "New Form" For MSNBC Mornings - Posted July 14, 2008
New York Magazine's Mark Binelli takes a look at Morning Joe, which was born from the firing of Don Imus last year. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 03.27.08 - Posted March 27, 2008
Good morning Washington. Dana Bash and John King will get married on Cape Cod over Memorial Day weekend. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Live-Blogging "Race for the White House" - Posted March 17, 2008
We're watching MSNBC's "Race for the White House," the new show hosted by David Gregory. 6:00 pm: It begins. Gregory calls it "fast paced, the bottom line and every point of view in the room." 6:01 pm: OMG. What the hell was that? The intro to Gregory's show has him dancing all over... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.27.08 - Posted February 27, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Ralph Nader and Chelsea Clinton. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS It is close, but ... [FishbowlDC]

The Story With "The Story" - Posted February 21, 2008
(alternate headline: "Bill Keller's day is gonna suck") Yeah, so have you heard about this New York Times McCain story? Initial assessments and punditry do not support the New York Times' decision to run the piece. McCain says it's not true. Bob Bennett says... [FishbowlDC]

Hillary Slams MSNBC...Praises Fox?!? - Posted February 11, 2008
The Hillary campaign recently took MSNBC reporter David Shuster (and MSNBC generally) to task for asking a guest on February 7th's "Tucker" program, "[D]oesn't it seem like Chelsea's sort of being pimped out in some weird sort of way?" MSNBC... [FishbowlDC]

Congressman Cooter: Mika Is The Daisy Duke Of Morning Television - Posted January 29, 2008
Ben Jones, who played Congressman Cooter Davenport on The Dukes of Hazzard, appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe. While waiting for Bill Clinton, himself no str... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS REVOLVING DOOR Tom Carter is leaving T... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.19.07 - Posted December 19, 2007
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1998, the House of Representatives sent articles of impeachment against Bill Clinton to the Senate. Oh, and Alyssa Milano turns 35. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES... [FishbowlDC]

Mean Joe Scarborough - Posted November 16, 2007
That was Joe Scarborough criticizing Savannah Guthrie's "grating voice" this morning on "Morning Joe." She threatened to cry on set. >UPDATE: A reader says it's because when they pitched to the live shot, all you could hear was tone, not Guthrie's voice. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.23.07 - Posted October 23, 2007
Good morning Washington. You are rooting for the Red Sox over the Rockies in the World Series. Go Sox! The Onion News Network reports, "For a maj... [FishbowlDC]

Scarborough: Ana Marie Cox Will Go Back On Imus - Posted October 11, 2007
On "Morning Joe," Joe Scarborough said that Time.com's Ana Marie Cox, who was one of the first people to say "no more Imus for me" during the Rutgers basketball controversy, predicted that the former Wonkette'r would reappear on Don Imus' show, should he in fact return to the airwaves. ... [FishbowlDC]

Trade Round-Up: Sept. 24, 2007 - Posted September 24, 2007
Resident Evil Reigns Supreme Milla Jovovich and her Resident Evil franchise again took the top spot at the boxoffice over the weekend. The Sony horror pic Resident Evil: Extinction raked in an estimated $24 million while the Jessica Alba, Dane Cook romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.07 - Posted September 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think Dan Rather has totally lost it. An NBC release announced, "According to national Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs program,... [FishbowlDC]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Torch-Passing, TVNewser Style - Posted July 26, 2007
For a couple hours, the back room at Michael's was transformed into a television news executive bender, a happy hour in honor of our outgoing TVNewser, Brian Stelter [right], and incoming TVNewser, er, 'Newsers: Chris Ariens, Diane Clehane, Alissa Kinsky and Philadelphia Inq... [FishbowlNY]

Mika Can't Escape Lindsay... Yet - Posted July 25, 2007
MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski, didn't rip up the script this morning when anchoring a segment on the troubles of Lindsay Lohan. Brzezinski made international headlines when she refused to read stories related to the release of Paris Hilton from jail. Brzezinski, who does double duty as Joe Scarborough's newsier sidekick... [TVNewser]

Scarborough on MSNBC's DC Move: Was It For Russert? - Posted June 20, 2007
(earlier) When Joe Scarborough mentioned MSNBC's forthcoming move to 4001 Nebraska Avenue on this morning's "Morning Joe," John Ridley said Russert's "got juice." Scarborough added, "He's a powerful, powerful man." ... [FishbowlDC]

Chris Matthews Gets Shouted Down - Posted June 20, 2007
And on this morning's "Morning Joe," colleague Joe Scarborough said, "I think it's right that Chris Matthews got shouted down for asking that question. ... [FishbowlDC]

Journo Ringtones - Posted June 19, 2007
This is, admittedly, a trend we'd like to see more of: Media ringtones. You can have Chris Matthews yell "Let's play Hardball!" every time your cell phone rings (but, come on, we'd much rather hear his "HA!" laugh. Who will make FishbowlDC's day and send us a .wav of that?!?). What are... [FishbowlDC]

Video: Dan Abrams Rips Nancy Grace - Posted June 13, 2007
... while filling in for Joe Scarborough. [video via Jossip] ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Video: Dan Abrams Rips Nancy Grace - Posted June 13, 2007
... while filling in for Joe Scarborough. [video via Jossip] ... [FishbowlNY]

Scarborough Doing MSNBC Mornings (and Gregory's Next!) - Posted May 9, 2007
TVNewser informs us that Joe Scarborough will take over MSNBC mornings today through Friday and David Gregory will assume A.M. responsibilities next week. ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.19.07 - Posted March 19, 2007
Most of your brackets are already broken. Stupid Duke. More on AssignmentZero. "For Bookstores, a Real Page-Turner: Digital or Paper? Take Your Pick." Look out ... [FishbowlDC]

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